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Photographer:

Hunter Wilson

Email:

hwilson429@aol.com

Location of Photo:

Lexington, Ohio

Date/Time of photo:

December 28, 2008

Equipment:

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

Description:

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

Website:

http://hwilson.zenfolio.com/f129011888

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