Barnard 93
DSS image of Barnard 93
Overlaid DSS image of Barnard 93, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Barnard 93

Type  Dark Nebula
Size  15' x 12'
Right Ascension  18h 16'  (2000)
Declination  18° 4' S
Constellation  Sagittarius
Classification  4 Co G
Observing Notes

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

Dark, distinct, about ½° across, on the edge of M24 providing a very dense starfield against which the dark nebula is seen

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

Dark void in thick Milky Way star field, large, very opaque, just a few stars superimposed, somewhat larger N-S than E-W in extent, very similar in size and opacity to the nearby B92 located 20' west

E.E. Barnard
25cm f/5 Astrograph

Cometary, a sharply defined black head 2' in diam., with a diffused tail 15' long running S, 20' NE of B 92."
― A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, E.E. Barnard, 1927
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Barnard 93