Barnard's Loop is large, arch-like nebula positioned in the constellation of Orion, created by a violent supernova explosion from around two million years ago. This cloud of active hydrogen surrounds many other famous objects, such as the Flame and Horsehead nebulae visible in the top right area of this photograph.
Bartosz Wojczynski astronomy lover with over ten years of experience in the field of astrophotography. Winner of many prestigious awards, incl. Astrobin Image of the Day and NASA APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day).
Organizer of astrophotographic expeditions to the darkest places on our planet. Bartosz appreciates versatility and diversity – his photographic output includes both deep sky photos, extreme close-ups of the moon, and astroscapes that show the beauty of outer space in a wide field. On a daily basis he works as a specialist in image processing and 3D graphics.