Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Aquila (Aql)  ·  Contains:  The star Tarazed (γAql)  ·  The star πAql  ·  The star χAql
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Barnard's E, 



Barnard's E

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS Imaging Star 71

Imaging cameras: Canon Eos 600da

Mounts: HEQ5 Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 9x50 finder

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN

Software: Photoshop  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix Insight

Dates:Aug. 8, 2015

Frames: 44x300"

Integration: 3.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 34.63%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4204562

RA center: 19h 41' 36"

DEC center: +10° 46' 19"

Orientation: 177.564 degrees

Field radius: 2.181 degrees

Resolution: 3450x2310

Locations: Grossmugl by the Milky Way, Vienna, Austria

Data source: Traveller


Dubbed Barnard 133 and 134, but much better known as Barnard's E, those dark clouds in the head of Aquila are surrounded by myriads of small stars. I like this sort of "Astro pointilism"!


Sky plot

Sky plot


Barnard's E,