Barnard 257
DSS image of Barnard 257
Overlaid DSS image of Barnard 257, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Barnard 257

Type  Dark Nebula
Size  15' x 10'
Right Ascension  17h 22'  (2000)
Declination  35° 36' S
Constellation  Scorpius
Classification  5 Ir
Observing Notes

E.E. Barnard
25cm f/5 Astrograph

Dusky spot, diam. 15', about 10' NW of CD-35°11505 (6.7 arcmin)."
― A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, E.E. Barnard, 1927
Other Data Sources for Barnard 257
Nearby objects for Barnard 257

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Barnard 257