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Template:Barnard 45

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dark nebula
Barnard 45 (catalog)

Position (epoch J2000)[1]
Constellation Ophiuchus
Position Ra 16:46:00
Dec -21:35:00
DSS images

10' · 20' · 30' · 45' ·


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Size 120'
Opacity 5

Barnard's description[1] Rather definite; Extended NE and SW with an irregular projection SW that connects it with the Rho Ophiuchi region. This appears to be a real, dark object.
List:Dark nebulae in Ophiuchus
Map: RA 16.875, DEC -18.75Edit this infobox


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 E. E. Barnard's Catalog of Dark Nebulae (Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers)