B 3 and 4

Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi all:

Barnard 3 and 4 are two dark nebulae on the border between Perseus and Taurus.  This is a composite image that includes data from a smaller field around vdB19 and IC 348:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/B3_4-LRGB.jpg

B3 is the smaller dark nebula while B4 is the larger expanse of dust across the lower part of the field.  A little over 21 hours total exposure for the combined images.

Here is the image of vdB19 I posted a few months back:
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/vdB19-LRGB.jpg

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Clear skies,

Gregg
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