NGC6334 and NGC6357 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Pentax 400 mm F/4 with FLI Proline 9000 with Baader Halpha and FLI [OIII] and [SII] 50 x 50 mm square filters

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[SII] = Red, Ha = Green, [OIII] = Blue

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Halpha only

taken July 2 and 4, 2008 from Montebello Open Space Preserve in Santa Clara County, California

Pentax 6x7 Takumar  400 mm F/4 lens used at F/8 for Halpha and at F/4 for [OIII] and [SII] 

AP1200GTO mount

AP80/900mm guide scope

FLI Proline 9000 camera (eng grade sensor), operated at -35C no RBI Annhilator used (slow download mode)

SBIG ST7ME guide camera

Baader Planetarium Ha 50 x 50 mm square filter

FLI [SII] and [OIII] 50 x 50 mm square filters

FLI CFW4-5 

9 exposures of 10 minutes through Halpha filter

4 exposures of 20 minutes through [OIII] filter

6 exposures of 10 minutes through [SII] filter

3 hours 50 minutes total exposure

 

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