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Barnard 86 (B 86), 


            Björn Hoffmann
Barnard 86 (B 86)

Barnard 86 (B 86)

Technical card

Resolution: 1200x867

Dates:May 26, 2017

Frames: 40x30" ISO1600

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 0.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.71%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00 job: 1747752

RA center: 270.782 degrees

DEC center: -27.869 degrees

Pixel scale: 4.709 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 357.036 degrees

Field radius: 0.968 degrees


This tiny dark nebula was part of my milky way center panoramic. It barely comes above the horizon in southern germany. Looks pretty with the small star cluster nearby!



Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Barnard 86 (B 86), 


            Björn Hoffmann