Astrophotography by Mario Cogo

Barnard's Loop

 

This huge arc east of the Orion's Belt is one of the largest nebulae north of the celestial equator. The Barnard's Loop has a  lower surface brightness than the neighboring Orion Nebula complex (lower right) and the Horsehead complex (center).

 

- Date / Location : 13/10/2001 from Roques de los Muchachos "La Palma" (Canary Island - Spain)
- Optics / Lens : AF Nikkor IF-ED 180mm f/2.8  - F/stop 4 - Nikon FM2 
- Mount / Guide : Astro-Physics GE-600E GTO autoguided by SBIG ST4
- Exposure / Film : Composite of two 20-minute and one 5-minute on un-hypered Kodak PJ400 Film
- Processing : Film scanned at 2700 dpi with Nikon CoolScan LS30 scanner, enhanced with Adobe Photoshop 6.0
- Note : Dry climate, windy

 


Home  |  Telescope Gallery Wide Field Gallery  |  Green Flash  |  Nightscapes  |  Sun,Moon,Planets  |  Links  |  Author


All the images in this site are Copyright  1996 - 2002  by  Mario Cogo

Any use of this images without the prior written consent of the author is strictly prohibited

For more information please contact Mario at  Cogom@aruba.it