Barnard 56
DSS image of Barnard 56
Overlaid DSS image of Barnard 56, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Barnard 56

Type  Dark Nebula
Size  3' x 3'
Right Ascension  17h 8'  (2000)
Declination  32° 6' S
Constellation  Scorpius
Classification  5 IR
Observing Notes

E.E. Barnard
25cm f/5 Astrograph

Small, diam. 3', close E of CD-31°13609 (9.0 arcmin). This seems to be a real object."
― A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, E.E. Barnard, 1927
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Nearby objects for Barnard 56

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Barnard 56