Barnard 117
DSS image of Barnard 117
Overlaid DSS image of Barnard 117, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around Barnard 117

Type  Dark Nebula
Size  1'
Right Ascension  18h 53'  (2000)
Declination  6° 54' S
Constellation  Scutum
Observing Notes

E.E. Barnard
25cm f/5 Astrograph

Round, very black, diam. 1', sharply defined. This is at the south end of a larger dark region (B 116) with dark lanes running to the north and northeast. It is separated from B 118 by several very small stars."
― A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way, E.E. Barnard, 1927
Other Data Sources for Barnard 117
Nearby objects for Barnard 117

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Barnard 117