Barnard 88
DSS image of Barnard 88
Overlaid DSS image of Barnard 88, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Barnard 88

Type  Dark Nebula
Size  3'
Right Ascension  18h 4'  (2000)
Declination  24° 6' S
Constellation  Sagittarius
Observing Notes

E.E. Barnard
25cm f/5 Astrograph

Extended N and S, 2'.7 x 0'.5, in M 8. There are other well-known markings in this nebula. This one and B 89 are given as illustrations of dark markings in the sky shown in a relief against a nebulous or other luminous background. In this case these may be non-luminous opaque parts of the nebula itself."
― A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, E.E. Barnard, 1927
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Nearby objects for Barnard 88

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Barnard 88