Observation by Paul Whitmarsh: The Barnard E

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Paul Whitmarsh


Paul Whitmarsh


2022 Aug 20 - 23:38


2022 Aug 22 - 23:50


Barnard 142
Barnard 143
The E Nebula

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Field centre

RA: 19h40m
Dec: +10°48'
Position angle: -1°18'

Field size

1°52' × 2°50'

  • William Optics 110mm f6.5 TEC
  • Canon 6D
  • Astronomik L-2
  • Field Flattener

35 x 120S


Mileaway Observatory Uckfield

Target name

Barnard 142 and 143


The Barnard E

About this image

The Barnard E is named after Edward Emerson Barnard an astronomer at the Lick observatory. The Barnard E and can be seen in photographs taken by Barnard in "Publications of the Lick Observatory Vol XI" and also in his more famous book "A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way". It's an area of dust which obscures the starlight behind.

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