NGC 6822, Barnard’s Galaxy – Sagittarius – Difficult and faint with very low surface brightness

The following sketch was made using a No.2 pencil, a 5 x 8 blank note card with the colors inverted using a computer. 

Rogers NGC-6822

The following image, courtesy of Dr. James Dire of Hawaii, using a 190 mm Maksutov-Newtonian telescope. 

NGC6822

Read the complete Las Vegas Astronomical Observers Challenge Report, click on the following link: 

AUGUST 2014 OBSERVERS CHALLENGE – NGC-6822

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