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NGC 6188

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NGC 6188

Image Credit & Copyright: Martin Pugh & Rick Stevenson

Lurking nearly 4,000 light years away in the constellation Ara lies the NGC 6164 emission nebula (lower right corner) in the extensive star forming region NGC 6188. The vibrant colors, caused by the gases of the star forming region, extend over 200 light years of space.

-Julia

Published by Julia Mariani

(Sources: NASA)

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