M82 in Halpha (Baader 7nm) from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

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Taken on March 15, 2007 from my backyard in Castro Valley California

Lumicon Giant Easy Guider with Focal reducer for final: F= 3366mm, f/7.1

Finger Lakes CM10 MaxCam imaging camera operated at -25C


Finger Lakes CFW1 Filter wheel

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Five exposures of 30 minutes Baader 7nm Halpha filter (approx $325USD)

Two hours and 30 minutes total exposure time

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