Sharpless 2-129 in Halpha from 6x7 SMC Pentax 200mm f/4 lens and FLI CM10 with Baader Halpha filter

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Taken on July 27, 2007 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

Finger Lakes CM10 imaging camera operated at -25C

6x7 SMC Pentax 200mm f/4 medium format camera lens 

Finger Lakes PDF Digital Focuser

Finger Lakes CFW4-5 Filter wheel

Takahashi FCT-76 guide scope

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Baader Planetarium Ha filter (50mm x 50mm square)

Sixteen exposures of 20 minutes for Halpha

Five hours 20 minutes total exposure time

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