Orion Widefield from Pentax Takumar 35mm f/4.5 medium format lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium Halpha filter

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Taken on March 8, 2008 from my ranch near Mariposa, Ca.

Pentax Takumar 35mm f/4.5 "fisheye" medium format camera lens  (used at f/8)

Finger Lakes IMG6303E imaging camera operated at -40C

Finger Lakes DF2 Digital Focuser

Finger Lakes CFW7 Filter wheel

Takahashi FCT-76 guide scope

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Custom made camera mounting frame

Baader Planetarium Ha filter, 50.8 mm unmounted

5 exposures of 20 minutes for Halpha binned 2x2

1 hour 40 minutes total exposure time

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