DSS image of B164
Digitized Sky Survey image of B164, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

DSS image of B164
Overlaid DSS image of B164, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right
LDN 1068

Type  Dark Nebula
Size  13' x 12'
RA (2000)  21h 46'
Dec (2000)  51° 4' N
Constellation  Cygnus

Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
27 Aug 2006 TIMPA, Avra Valley, AZ (map)
28cm f/10 SCT Gypsy

Large, very opaque with no visible stars in good sized patches of sky, oblong with a line of three 10th mag. stars dividing the dark into two equal halves, thicker starfield on the west side and a sparse field on the east

E.E. Barnard
25cm f/5 Astrograph

V-shaped vacancy, 20' N and S."
Other Data Sources for B164
Nearby objects for B164
4 objects found within 120'
Bark2 IC1400
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission. Use for non-profit and educational reasons is generally given on request.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.