One van den Bergh and 3 Barnards

Gregg Ruppel


vdB 110 is a small faint reflection nebula in Ophiuchus.  It would be almost invisible but it sits in front of a dark nebula.  Barnard 61, 62 and 63 (from top to bottom) blot out the background stars; vdB 110 sits at the lower border of B62:

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LRGB, 7.8 hours total exposure from Dark Sky New Mexico, FOV is approximately 3 x 2 degrees, north is up

Clear skies,

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