B 25 (LDN 1465) Dark Nebula in Auriga

Located at: RA 04 hours 52 minutes 06 seconds, Dec +46 degrees 01 minutes 00 seconds

Size: 8.0' Magnitude: -- Class: (2 C?)

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 8" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -30c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Red (Hoya 25A) filter, 160 minutes (16 x 10 minute subs), 01/18/2007

Processing:

CCDStack 1.1, Photoshop 7.0

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes:

Another Barnard dark nebula in Auriga that is a little off in position ... though this one is only about 4.0' west of its listed position.

This description from the on-line Edward Emerson Barnard "A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of The Milky Way":

Dark Object
25
α (2000)
4h 52m 02s
δ (2000)
+46 02
Galactic Coordinates
160, 1
Description
Irregularly round, diam. 8, a good example of a dark or more or less starless region.