RCW 102


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Harvey
RCW 102
Nebula
CTIO, Chile
07-18-2007
Description

RCW 102 is a diffuse H alpha region which is energized by the OB association with RCW 103.  It is adjacent to The Rim Nebula region of NGC 6188 in the constellation Ara.  The "rim" is being erroded by UV radiation from the adjacent O-Type stars.

Technical Details
Exposure Time:
Ha 1.5 Hrs RGB 1 Hr each
Camera:
Apogee Alta U47
Telescope:
RCOS Carbon Truss 16 inch f/11.3 Ritchey-Chretien
Mount:
Software Bisque Paramount ME
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