M16 from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI IMG6303E

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Taken March 16, 2007 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

first light test after re-collimating AP180EDT

Astro-Physics AP180EDT f/9 imaging scope

FLI IMG6303E Imaging Camera (-26C operating temp)

Astro - Physics 80/900mm guide scope with rings

ST7E guide camera

Robofocus slaved to AP focuser

Twelve exposures of five minutes each

Total exposure time of one hour

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