Barnard 252
DSS image of Barnard 252
Overlaid DSS image of Barnard 252, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Barnard 252

Type  Dark Nebula
Size  20' x 20'
Right Ascension  17h 15'  (2000)
Declination  32° 10' S
Constellation  Scorpius
Classification  5 Ir
Observing Notes

E.E. Barnard
25cm f/5 Astrograph

Triangular, 20' N and S, eastern side diffused. Abrupt dark marking in a bright, apparently nebulous, region. CD-31°13763 (7.7 arcmin) near northeast end."
― A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, E.E. Barnard, 1927
Other Data Sources for Barnard 252
Nearby objects for Barnard 252

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Barnard 252