Barnard 343 area

You are viewing a part of the Gamma Cygni Nebula Complex. Much of the nebulosity in this area is quite faint and is composed mainly of hydrogen although other elements are present including oxygen and sulfur. The area of dark nebulosity just above center near the left side of this image is Barnard 343.


OTA:  William Optics Star71

Camera:  Atik 460ex w/EFW2 filter wheel

Filters:  Astrodon Ha/OIII/SII

Mount:  CGEM DX

Exposure:  Ha:SII:OIII    180:150:150 (m)

Data obtained:  July 2014

Meadowlark Ridge Observatory
Meadowlark Ridge Observatory