M8 / M20 Region in Halpha and [OIII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

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Red = Halpha

Green = [OIII]

Blue = [OIII] + 0.20 * Halpha (to simulate the Hbeta emission)

Taken on September 10 and 16, 2006 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

Takahashi Epsilon 180ED imaging scope (f/2.8, F=500mm)

Finger Lakes IMG6303E imaging camera operated at -26C

Finger Lakes CFW7 Filter wheel

Finger Lakes PDF Focuser with custom made adaptors

Takahashi FCT76 guide scope

SBIG ST7ME guide camera operated at -10C

6 exposures of 10 minutes through Halpha filter

6 exposures of 10 minutes through [OIII] filter

Two hours total exposure time

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