Barnard Galaxy NGC 6822

Barnard Galaxy

Name: Barnard Galaxy
Alternate Name: NGC 6822, IC 4895, Caldwell 57
Constellation: Sagittarius
Distance: 1,630,000 Light Years
Magnitude: 9.3
Size: 15.5 x 13.5 Arc Minutes
Type: Irregular Galaxy
Discovered: E.E. Barnard 1884
Fun Facts: The reddish nebula are areas of active star formation. The larger ring shaped
nebula is bustling with star formation as the unltraviolet light from the newly
formed stars is blasting the surrounding dust and gas. It appears ring shaped
from our planet.

Telescope: Televue NP101
Camera: QSI 683
Mount: Astro-Physics AP900
Exposures: R= 11×1200 Seconds G= 12×1200 Seconds B= 10×1200 Seconds

Full size is 2936 × 2250 pixels

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