IC405 (second aiming) in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S with Dichroic Beam Splitter and AO unit

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Taken on January 8, 2007 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

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Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain (18" f/12.6)  


Finger Lakes IMG1024S Dream Machine  imaging camera operated at -40C

Dichroic Beam Splitter

AO7 @ 11.7Hz


Finger Lakes CFW1 Filter wheel

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Custom Scientific 3nm FWHM Ha filter (50mm diameter)

5 exposures of 30 minutes through Halpha filter

2.5 hours total exposure time

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