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Type: dark nebula
Note (supplied by Bill Gray, Project Pluto): Irregular; diam. 11';
DARK NEBULA: 6694 – M 26 – SCUTUM
RA: 18h50m20s - DEC: -04°50'00" - Magnitude: - Size:
Tel: 16" S/C – 102x - 127x - 290x - Date: 13 June 2008 - Site: Pburg - Good
This was difficult but I could trace the dark area which looks in a way like a dumbbell shape against the star field. An HB filter helped. Around 45' east from beta Scutii and 30' NW of NGC 6704.
The Messier objects
The Bennett objects
The Caldwell list
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