Milky Way widefield in Halpha

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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

Five hours total exposure time

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