M42 Trapezium Region in Hydrogen Alpha Light


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M42 Trapezium Region

FLI IMG1024S "Dream Machine" Camera @ -35deg C

Schuler Hydrogen Alpha (656.3 / 9nm) bandpass filter

Celestron C14 Telescope @ 3910 mm focal length, f/11

Optec TCF-S Temperature Compensated focuser

Astro-Physics AP1200GTO Mount

Takahashi FSQ106 guide scope

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Taken at Chew's Ridge location in Monterey County, Ca. on April 13, 2002

19 exposures of 30 seconds median combined

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