The Barnard's Loop

Field centered on R.A. 05h 50m & DEC -02 10'


The Barnard's loop (Sharpless 276) is a large shell of interstellar gas that envelopes a large part of Orion complex, perhaps formed by a series of supernova explosions about 3 million years ago.


Exposure and Film:
Nikon 180ED @ 2.8 + Vixen SP + ST-4 Mosaic of two exposures of 25 min. each + two exposures 10 min. each with diffuse filter, all on Kodak E200 pushed 1

Roque del Los Muchachos - La Palma (Canary Island)





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