Re: (IAAC) Barnard's Loop, Naked Eye or Otherwise

> Using a 20" f3.9 and a 27mm Panoptic + OIII filter I did get most of the
> Rosette in one field and it is a sight worth seeing.The combination gives a
> field of almost a degree and a power of 75x.

See following reply to Sue French...

> also fits most of M33 in one field (without the OIII filter of course)

Actually, try a wide-angle view of M33 *with* an OIII, or perhaps better a UHC, 
Owen. It does a lovely job bringing out the many large emission regions in the 
spiral arms and core. Looks quite eery, almost like another object.