Barnard 287
DSS image of Barnard 287
Overlaid DSS image of Barnard 287, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Barnard 287

Type  Dark Nebula
Size  25' x 15'
Right Ascension  17h 54'  (2000)
Declination  35° 10' S
Constellation  Scorpius
Classification  5 Ir
Observing Notes

E.E. Barnard
25cm f/5 Astrograph

Irregular, semi-vacancy, diam. 1/2°+/-, SE of M 7."
― A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, E.E. Barnard, 1927
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Nearby objects for Barnard 287

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Barnard 287