IC405, IC410, IC417, M38 region widefield in Ha Light

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Taken November 4, 2005 from my backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

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

Finger Lakes Cm10XME imaging camera operated at -26C

Finger Lakes DF2 Digital Focuser

Finger Lakes CFW7 Filter wheel

Takahashi FCT-76 guide scope

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Custom made camera mounting frame 

Custom Scientific 3nm Ha filter (50mm unmounted)

four exposures of 20 minutes for Halpha

one hour 20 minutes total exposure time

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