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Barnard 72 The Snake Nebula

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Barnard 72 is a dark nebula located in the constellation of Ophiuchus. Often called the Snake Nebula, the thicker regions of gas and dust blot out the light from the background stars of the Milky Way Galaxy. Several other dark nebula are visible in the image.

Imaged with the ED80cft refractor and ZWO1600 mono camera.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Ophiuchus
  • Right Ascension: 17h 23m 30s
  • Declination: −23° 38′
  • Distance (Lightyears): 650
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