Barnard 142 / 143  -  Barnard's E

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Object identification (3.0MB)

Object data of Barnard142

Object type: Dark nebula
Constellation: Aql
Distance: 2,000 Ly
Notes: Barnard's E Nebula (officially designated as Barnard 142 and 143) is a pair of dark nebulae in constellation Aquila. Its size is about 0.5 degrees, and its distance from earth is estimated at about 2,000 light-years.

Exposure data

Date: 2017-07-19
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: Mamiya 200mm f/2.8 APO Lens @ f/2.8
Camera: Canon EOS 1000Da (ISO 1600)
Mount: Skywatcher Star Adventurer
Exposure time: 348x30s
Exposure time total: 2h54min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Markus Blauensteiner, Michael Hanl, Christoph Kaltseis, Bernhard Hubl)

Image processing by Markus Blauensteiner