NGC 6822 - Barnard's Galaxy

Introduction | Map | My Own Photos | My Own Observations | References

On this page I collect my observations of the dwarf galaxy NGC 6822, called Barnard's Galaxy, in the constellation Sagittarius.

 

Introduction

The dwarf galaxy NGC 6822, called Barnard's Galaxy, in the constellation Sagittarius is according to Stoyan faint and hard to see. This was in fact even with the eVscope the case. But once, I was able to find a faint glow after post-processing...

Size: 10' x 7' (Stoyan)
Distance: 2 million light years (Stoyan)
Rating: * (Stoyan)

 

Map

The galaxy NGC 6822 in constellation Sagittarius and the nearby planetary nebula NGC 6818 (Little Gem Nebula) reside to the east if the summer milky way. (Image Courtesy of SkySafari Astronomy, www.simulationcurriculum.com)

 

My Own Photos

eVscope

         

NGC 6822 - Aug 9, 2020, many hot pixels

 

NGC 6822 - Aug 19, 2020

 

NGC 6822 - Aug 20, 2020

   

NGC 6822 - Aug 9, 2020, even processed nothing to see...

 

NGC 6822 - Aug 19, 2020, processed perhaps a faint glow to see

 

NGC 6822 - Aug 19, 2020, processed a faint glow to see

 

My Own Observations

Observations August 2020

 

References

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