B 316 Dark Nebula in Aquila

Located at: RA 18 hours 41 minutes 37 seconds, Dec -02 degrees 08 minutes 40 seconds

Size: 6.0' Magnitude: -- Class: 5 E?

North is up

West to the right


 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector


 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56


Lumicon Red filter, 570 minutes (57 x 10 minute subs), 07/30/31 & 08/1/2/2016; seeing 3.1-4.1 FWHM per CCDStack


CCDStack 2.92.6001.26126, Photoshop CS5.1


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

Notes: Taking advantage of the southern objects before the moon moves into the southern skies (also imaged NGC 6790 and Parsamian 21) ... Cannot find much information on this little dark spot, other than the Barnard description.

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

α(2000)18h 41m 51s, δ(2000) -2 09
Galactic Coordinates 30,+1
 Dark, diam. 6, sharp on its S end, gradually diffusing to the N into a wide open space