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 The Constellation Orion

The Constellation Orion

Orion black&white negativeIn this negatie black&white version of the image, the faint nebulosity is even better visible

© Philipp Salzgeber

Film: Kodak Royal Gold 400
Telescope/Lens: Nikon AF 85mm f/1,8
Exposure: 10 min at f/2,8
Date: 29 March 1997
Digital Enhancement: Removing Vignetting and Unsharp Masking

Comments: The Constellation Orion is home to the famous Orion nebula, located in the lower middle of the picture. In this image the faint glowing Hydrogen clouds spanning the whole constellation are visivle. The diffuse red semi-circle is named Barnards Loop.

All images Copyright © 1998 Philipp Salzgeber, unless otherwise noticed. All rights reserved. No form of reproduction is authorized unless accompanied by a written agreement of the Author.

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