Barnard's loop(redirected from Bernard's loop)
ring(bar -nardz) see Orion.
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Barnard's loop[′bär·nərdz ‚lüp]
A large emission nebula, about 10° by 140° in size, around the central portion of Orion, that consists of an expanding shell of gas that probably originated in a supernova.
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