Barnard's Loop in Orion
||Taken over three nights 1-14-09 through 1-16-09
12 X 20 min. Luminance
6 X 20 min. Color
||All. subs captured with Nebulosity
Calibration (flats, darks), alignment, stacking (min/max excluded average), DDP in
Final curves, noise reduction in Photoshop/Noise Ninja
||Orion Starshoot Pro CCD Camera
28-90mm Vivitar series 1 lens working at 90mm f/5.6
Lumicon Ha filter( for Luminance shots)
Guided with an Orion Startshoot Autoguider using PHD
||A big thanks to Rich Richins
for his assistance in processing this image.
In the upper right are the 3 stars in Orion's belt and the famous Horsehead Nebula.
I had to crop about 1/4 of the image off of the left hand side because
of a severe lens reflection off of the bright star Betelgeuse.
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