M8 Widefield in [SII], Halpha and [OIII]

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reprocessed with 2 hours of [OIII] added

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Taken on May 26, 2005, July 8, 2005  from Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California and and July 16, 2005 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

AP180EDT f/9 imaging scope used at f/6.75

AP 0.75x Telecompressor

FLI IMG6303E imaging camera @ -35C

AP80/900mm guidescope

SBIG ST7E guide camera

FLI CFW7 color filter wheel

3nm FWHM Custom Scientific Ha 50mm AR-Coated filter

3nm FWHM Custom Scientific [SII] 50mm AR-Coated filter

3nm FWHM Custom Scientific [OIII] 50mm AR-Coated filter

3 exposures of 20 minutes through Ha filter

5 exposures of 20 minutes through [SII] filter

6 exposures of 20 minutes through [OIII] filter

4 hours 40 minutes total exposure time

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