IC1396 High Resolution Mosaic

Hydrogen Alpha only

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Taken on August 27 and  28, 2004 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

Takahashi FSQ106  f/5 (F=530mm) imaging scope

Finger Lakes IMG6303E imaging camera at -35C

AP80/900MM guide scope

SBIG ST7E guide camera at -15C

Finger Lakes CFW1 filter wheel

AP900GTO mount

Finger Lakes DF2 Focuser

Custom Scientific 50mm Narrowband Emission Line filters (AR Coated)        

   Hydrogen alpha        656.3nm  3nm FWHM 

12 exposures of 10 minutes at each of two aiming sites

four hours total exposure time

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