Sharpless 2-196 ( Sh 2-196 ) in Halpha

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Taken on July 21 and 22, 2006 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

Lumicon Giant Easy Guider with Focal reducer for final: F= 3366mm, f/7.1

Finger Lakes CM10 MaxCam imaging camera operated at -20C

Robofocus

Finger Lakes CFW1 Filter wheel

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Custom Scientific 3nm FWHM Ha filter (50mm diameter)

Custom Scientific 3nm FWHM [SII] filter (50mm diameter)

Custom Scientific 3nm FWHM [OIII] filter (50mm diameter)

Four exposures of 30 minutes in Halpha

Two hours total exposure time

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