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Taken on October 5, 2002 from Coyote Lake County Park, Gilroy, Ca.
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6 exposures of 10 minutes through Custom Scientific Hydrogen Alpha filter (3nm) (Used for Red and Luminance channels.
2 exposures of 10 minutes through Custom Scientific Oxygen III filter (3nm). Used for Green and Blue channels.
C14 f/11 (F=3910mm) imaging scope
FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine Imaging Camera @ -25C
TV101 guide scope
ST7E NABG guide camera
Optec TCF-S focuser
FLI CFW1 Filter wheel with Custom Scientific Hydrogen Alpha (3nm) filter
Maxim DL 3.0.7 used for image capture, calibration and alignment, Focusmax used for focusing, Sigma Beta 10 used for darks, flats, stacking
Photoshop 7 used for touchup