Barnard 92
DSS image of Barnard 92
Overlaid DSS image of Barnard 92, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Barnard 92

Type  Dark Nebula
Size  15' x 15'
Right Ascension  18h 15'  (2000)
Declination  18° 10' S
Constellation  Sagittarius
Description  13"-L, very prominent Dark neb at 60X
Classification  6 E G
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Aug 30, 2008    Hale Pohaku (map)
76mm APO
Transparency: 7.5

A dark knot on the edge of the M24 star cloud, very dark with no stars visible in the central area, edges not distinct, but growing dark rapidly at the perimeter, small at ½° across

Andrew Cooper
May 28, 2006    Gila, NM (map)
46cm f/4.5 Deep Violet

Good dark void in a very thick galactic star field, a nearly starless area about 15' in diameter with two stars noted against it, a little larger N-S with an extension off the NW corner to the west, similar in size and opacity to the nearby B93 located 20' east

Rev. T.W. Webb
May 19, 1885    Hardwick, Herefordshire, England (map)

Barnard has found several objects which he believes to be due to an absorption medium, one at 18h7m, S. 18°15' especially remarkable.
― Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes, T. W. Webb, 1917

E.E. Barnard
25cm f/5 Astrograph

Black spot, 15' N and S, 9' E and W. This black spot, known to me in my early days of comet seeking, is very sharply defined on its east edge but less definite on the west. There is a twelfth-magnitude star near the middle with several other small stars (see ibid., 38, 496, 1913, Plate XX, for an account of this remarkable object)."
― A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, E.E. Barnard, 1927
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Barnard 92