NGC6520, ESO 456-38 and Barnard 86
NGC6520 and Barnard 86
  • Description: Open cluster NGC6520 and dark nebula Barnard 86, Very low in the sky and difficult to photograph from Western Canada! Down to the lower right of Barnard 86 is a small, faint globular cluster. From the ESO catalogue, it is known as ESO 456-38 (and Djorg 2) the core of which is in the image below. About magnitude 9.9 and 2 arc minutes in diameter,
  • Film: Hypered Kodak tech pan
  • Scope: 8" f6 Newtonian
  • Exposure: 40 Minutes
  • Location: Mt. Kobau, B.C.
  • Date: August 24, 1995



Globular cluster ESO 456-38

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