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Re: (IAAC) Obj: Barnard 143-4 - Inst: 8x56 binocular



>Object(s): Barnard 143-4
>
>B143-4, also known as Barnard's E and the Triple Cave Nebula, is a dark
>nebula
>that lies to the west of gamma Aquilae and approximately 3 degrees to the
>northwest of Altair.  I viewed this moderately large, E-shaped cosmic "void"
>from the dark skies of Springfield, Vermont through a friend's 8x56 Celestron
>Ultima binocular.  Barnard's E is featured on page 100 of the September
>1999 Sky
>& Telescope.
>--
The last special file of Ciel Extreme was dedicated to these objects; and
it is more surely Barnard 142 and 143; barnard 144 is located in Cygnus.
clear skies, yann.
Yann Pothier
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yann.pothier@fnac.net
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