IC1396 Halpha widefield from 150mm camera lens

(9 x 30min)

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(19 x 30min)

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Taken on August 27- 29, 2005 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

Pentax Takumar 150mm f/2.8 medium format camera lens stopped down to f/4

Finger Lakes CM10XME imaging camera operated at -26C

Custom made camera mounting frame 

Finger Lakes DF2 Digital Focuser

Finger Lakes CFW7 Filter wheel

Takahashi FCT-76 guide scope

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Custom Scientific 3nm Ha filter (50mm unmounted)

Custom Scientific 3nm [SII] filter (50mm unmounted)

nine exposures of 30 minutes for Halpha

ten exposures of 30 minutes for [SII]

nine and one half hours total exposure time

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