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Last update: 2017-07-26

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- Dark Nebulas -

Aql (2) Aur (1) Cyg (2) Ori (1) Sct (2)

B26 (DN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 30×30'
Name: B26
Type: DN
Constellation: Aur
Coordinates: 04h54m36.00s / +30°37'00.0"
Brightness / Size: - / 10.0×7.0'
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
Obviously poor in comparison to the surroundings, together with nearby dark nebula V-shaped.
EASY

B33 (DN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 15×15'
Name: B33, Horsehead Nebula
Type: DN
Constellation: Ori
Coordinates: 05h40m59.00s / -02°27'30.0"
Brightness / Size: - / 8.0×6.0'
8" f/6, 96x + [HBeta], Bortle 4-
Although IC434 was well visible with averted vision, the Horsehead stayed hidden to me.
FAILED

B111 (DN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 120×120'
Name: B111
Type: DN
Constellation: Sct
Coordinates: 18h50m00.00s / -05°00'00.0"
Brightness / Size: - / 120.0×120.0'
B 40mm, 8x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 20.9
Large, slightly curved nearby beta Sct.
EASY

B119a (DN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 60×60'
Name: B119a
Type: DN
Constellation: Sct
Coordinates: 18h54m42.00s / -05°10'00.0"
Brightness / Size: - / 30.0×30.0'
B 40mm, 8x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 20.9
With averted vision only a 'faint darkening'.
MODERATE

B142 (DN)

DSS
© DSS I - 120×120'
Name: B142
Type: DN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h39m42.00s / +10°31'00.0"
Brightness / Size: - / 80.0×50.0'
Forms together with B143 'Barnard's E' or simply 'E' Nebula.

120mm f/5, 18x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.7: The fainter part of Barnard's E. Visible as an elongated dark nebula.
EASY

B143 (DN)

DSS
© DSS I - 120×120'
Name: B143
Type: DN
Constellation: Aql
Coordinates: 19h40m42.00s / +10°57'00.0"
Brightness / Size: - / 30.0×30.0'
Forms together with B142 'Barnard's E' or simply 'E' Nebula.

120mm f/5, 18x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.7: Quite obvious, whereby the southern part is most obvious. Overall shape like an 'U'.
EASY

B145 (DN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 60×60'
Name: B145
Type: DN
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 20h02m48.00s / +37°40'00.0"
Brightness / Size: - / 35.0×6.0'
120mm f/5, 18x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0 FAILED

LDN889 (DN)

DSS
© DSS II (red) - 90×90'
Name: LDN889
Group: Butterfly Nebula, Gamma Cygni Nebula
Type: DN
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 20h27m13.10s / +40°05'54.0"
Brightness / Size: - / 90.0×20.0'
8" f/6, 37x + [HBeta], Bortle 5
Unfortunately always upcoming high clouds. Nevertheless while observing the bright nebula IC1318 I could saw an evident dark lane between IC1318 and gamma Cyg with very few stars in comparison to the surrounding.
MODERATE