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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  1 Mon, 2 Mon, 24 gam Ori, 25 Ori, 27 p Ori, 28 eta Ori, 29 e Ori, 3 Mon, 30 psi Ori, 31 Ori, 32 A Ori, 33 n01 Ori, 34 del Ori, 36 ups Ori, 38 n02 Ori, 43 the02 Ori, 44 iot Ori, 45 Ori, 46 eps Ori, 47 ome Ori, 48 sig Ori, 49 d Ori, 50 zet Ori, 51 b Ori, 52 Ori, 53 kap Ori, 55 Ori, 56 Ori, 59 Ori, 60 Ori, 63 Ori, 66 Ori, Alnilam, Alnitak, B33, Bellatrix, CK Ori, Great Nebula in Orion, Hatysa, Horsehead nebula, IC 434, IC423, IC426, IC430, IC431, IC432, IC435, M 42, M 43, M43, M78, Mintaka, NGC 1976, NGC 1977, NGC 1980, NGC 1981, NGC 1982, NGC 1990, NGC 1999, NGC 2024, NGC1924, NGC1973, NGC1981, NGC1999, NGC2023, NGC2024, NGC2054, NGC2064, NGC2067, NGC2071, NGC2110, NGC2112, NGC2149, Orion, PK203-18.1, PK204-08.1, PK204-13.1, PK204-16.1, Part of the constellation Orion (Ori), Saiph, Sh2-276, Sh2-277, Sh2-279, Sh2-281, Thabit, The star 29Ori, The star 32Ori, The star Alnilam (εOri), The star Alnitak (ζOri), The star Bellatrix (γOri), The star Mintaka (δOri), The star Saiph (κOri), The star ηOri, The star ιOri, The star σOri, VV Ori, VdB40, VdB42, VdB43, VdB44, VdB48, VdB53, VdB54, VdB55, VdB58, VdB61, VdB62, VdB63, VdB66
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Barnard's Loop, 


            Miles Zhou
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Technical card

Dates:Jan. 14, 2013

Frames: 54x180"

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 2.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.65% job: 127594

RA center: 5h 44' 21"

DEC center: -2° 26' 46"

Pixel scale: 19.974 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -86.556 degrees

Field radius: 10.734 degrees

Resolution: 3292x2042


The version B is a daring stretch of the prior version while keeping the brightest parts protected.

Barnard's Loop, Mosaic of Orion Area taken by NSP of Xingming Observatory
The picture is made of 9 frames; each with 6x180s at ISO 1600, bin 2 on Jan. 14, 2012 (UTG) Processing MaximDL: Stacking
IRIS: Image normalization and quantitative color balance
Photoshop: Photomerge and final touch



Miles Zhou
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            Miles Zhou
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            Miles Zhou
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    Barnard's Loop, 


            Miles Zhou

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Barnard's Loop, 


            Miles Zhou