Barnard 142/143

2009-08-15, RGB


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Image data

Photographer:Jürgen Stöger
Optics:Takahashi FSQ106ED f/5 (main)
Scopos ED66 (guide)
Mount:Fornax 51
Cameras:QHY8 Pro (main)
Starlight SXV-M7 (guide)
Exposure:RGB=80 minutes
Moon:below horizon
Location:Katzelsdorf an der Leitha, Austria
Date:15 August 2009
Remarks:elongated stars due to tilted CCD chip

B142/143 Object information

RA: 19h40m42s
Dec: +10° 57′
Size: 30′
Distance: 2000 light years

B142/143, also known as LDN694/695 and Barnards “E” are dark nebulae in the constellation Aquila, about 3° northwest of Atair, α Aquila.

B142 location

IAU and Sky & Telescope magazine (Roger Sinnott & Rick Fienberg)

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