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Barnard's 'E' (Barnard 142/143), 


            Nikita Misiura
Barnard's 'E' (Barnard 142/143)

Barnard's 'E' (Barnard 142/143)

Technical card

Resolution: 3121x2350

Dates:May 6, 2017May 24, 2017May 28, 2017June 16, 2017June 17, 2017June 19, 2017June 29, 2017June 30, 2017July 19, 2017July 20, 2017July 21, 2017

Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 14x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 12x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 20x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-series gen 2: 12x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.96% job: 1664085

RA center: 294.897 degrees

DEC center: 10.910 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.097 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -149.870 degrees

Field radius: 1.138 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


Interesting pair of dust nebulae seen against the background of countless stars of the Milky Way!

Looks stunning if you ask me!

PS. Interestingly, luminance rejection map helped to reveal about 5 or 6 variable stars in this area because L frames were collected on a timescale of about 2 months.



Nikita Misiura
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Barnard's 'E' (Barnard 142/143), 


            Nikita Misiura