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Barnard 72 (Snake Nebula), 


            Stephan Gabos
Barnard 72 (Snake Nebula)

Barnard 72 (Snake Nebula)

Technical card

Resolution: 1010x1000 job: 2687969

RA center: 260.991 degrees

DEC center: -23.616 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.154 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.331 degrees

Field radius: 0.425 degrees

Locations: Slooh, Canary One, Mount Teide, Tenerife, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Slooh


The Snake Nebula or Barnard 72 is a dark nebula in the Ophiuchus constellation. It is a small but readily observable lane of dust that snakes out in front of the Milky Way.



Stephan Gabos
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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Barnard 72 (Snake Nebula), 


            Stephan Gabos