CED214 Emission Nebula in Cepheus (Color)

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Taken on September 23 and 24, 2002 from backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

16 exposures of 10 minutes through Schuler Hydrogen Alpha filter (9nm)

9 each exposures of 5 minutes through Optec IR Blocking Green and Blue filters

LRGB combined using Ha for Luminance and Red, and using Green for Green and Blue for Blue

AP155EDF f/7 imaging scope

FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine Imaging Camera @ -25C

TV101 guide scope

ST7E NABG guide camera

AP1200GTO mount

Optec TCF-S focuser

FLI CFW1 Filter wheel with Schuler 50mm Hydrogen Alpha (9nm bandwidth) filter

Maxim DL 3.0.7 used for image capture, calibration and alignment, Focusmax used for focusing, Sigma Beta 10 used for darks, flats, stacking

Photoshop 7 used for touchup

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