Barnard 142 / 143 wide field in Aquila
Exposure time total:
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
EOS 6D (ISO 1600)
Image acquisition by CEDIC team
(Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner, Michael Hanl)
Image processing by Bernhard Hubl
2 000 Ly
Barnard's E Nebula (officially designated as Barnard 142 and 143)
is a pair of dark nebulae in constellation Aquila.
Its size is about 0.5 degrees, and its distance from earth is
estimated at about 2,000 light-years.
Further dark nebulae visible in the above wide-field image:
Barnard 333, Barnard 334, Barnard 335, Barnard 336, Barnard 337,
Barnard 338, Barnard 339, Barnard 340
LDN 673, LDN 684, LDN 698, LDN 704