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Taken on October 1, 2002 from backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.
30 exposures of 60 seconds through Schuler Hydrogen Alpha filter (9nm)
25 each exposures of 30 seconds through Optec IR Blocking Luminance, Red, Green and Blue filters
LRGB combined using (Ha + Red + Luminance) for "L" (Ha + Red) for "R", and using Green for "G" and Blue for "B"
AP155EDF f/7 imaging scope
FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine Imaging Camera @ -25C
TV101 guide scope
ST7E NABG guide camera
Optec TCF-S focuser
FLI CFW1 Filter wheel with Schuler 50mm Hydrogen Alpha (9nm bandwidth) filter and Optec IR-Blocking LRGB filters
Maxim DL 3.0.7 used for image capture, calibration and alignment, Focusmax used for focusing, Sigma Beta 10 used for darks, flats, stacking
Photoshop 7 used for touchup