B 34

Gregg Ruppel
 

Hi all:

Barnard (B) 34 is a small dark nebula in Auriga, a little under 2 degrees west of M37.  Unlike many of the Barnard dark nebulae that obscure the stars, this one is more like a thin veil over the background stars:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/b34-LRGB.jpg

LRGB, 6 hours total exposure

A great resource for those interested in Barnard's catalog can be found here:
https://exhibit-archive.library.gatech.edu/barnard/


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Clear skies,

Gregg
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