Milky Way Widefield in Halpha and RGB

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Taken on June 23 - 26, 2006 from the Shingletown Star Party in Shingletown, Ca (~3000 ft MSL)

Pentax Takumar 35mm f/4.5 medium format camera lens (FOV: 45.26 x 30.17 degrees)

Finger Lakes IMG6303E imaging camera operated at -26C

Finger Lakes DF2 Digital Focuser

Finger Lakes CFW7 Filter wheel

Takahashi FCT-76 guide scope

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Custom made camera mounting frame

Custom Scientific 3nm Ha filter (50mm unmounted)

Optec IR-Blocking Green and  Blue filters (50mm unmounted)

Ten exposures of 30 minutes for Halpha

Seven exposures of 10 minutes for Red

Seven exposures of 10 minutes for Green

Ten exposures of 10 minutes for Blue

Nine hours total exposure time

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