Barnard's "E" - Dark Nebula in Aquila
Dark Nebula in Aquila
  • Description: This is a large patch of dark nebulosity which from a good site, can be glimpsed with the naked eye. A treat in binoculars! You can see in this shot that the dust causes some reddening of the background stars. Some forest fire smoke was present during this shot. Field of view is about 2 x 3 degrees.
  • Camera: SBIG ST-10XME at -20C
  • Filters: AstroDon RGB set.
  • Scope: Takahashi FS-60C refractor at f4.4
  • Exposure: 4x10min red, 4x10min green, 4x10min blue.
  • Location: summit of Mt. Kobau, BC.
  • Date: August 21st, 2009
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