Barnard's Loop | Hunter Wilson

Hunter Wilson
Location of photo
Lexington, Ohio
Date/Time of photo
December 28, 2008
Baader Mod Canon 350D, Canon 70-200L f/2.8 lens at 70mm f/3.2, Astronomik CLS Clip Filter, Baader 2" 7nm Ha Filter, Step Down Rings, Astro-Physics Mach1GTO Mount
Barnard's Loop (Sharpless 2-276) is an emission nebula in the constellation of Orion. It is part of a giant molecular cloud which also contains the bright Horsehead and Orion nebulae. The stars within the Orion Nebula are believed to be responsible for ionizing the loop. Color Data: 46x120sec at iso 1600 Astronomik CLS Clip Filter Hydrogen Alpha: 15x600sec at iso 1600 Baader 2 inch 7nm H alpha filter Step Down Rings