Barnard 142 / 143  -  Barnard's E

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Object identification (4.6MB)

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.

Further dark nebulae visible in the above wide-field image:

  • Barnard 333, Barnard 334, Barnard 335, Barnard 336, Barnard 337, Barnard 338, Barnard 339, Barnard 340
  • LDN 673, LDN 684, LDN 698, LDN 704

Exposure data

Date: 2017-07-20
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Camera: EOS6D (ISO1600)
Mount: Star Adventurer
Exposure time: 74x2min
Exposure time total: 2h28min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner, Michael Hanl)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl