Sharpless 2-129 and van den Bergh 140 Emission Nebulae in Cepheus (color)

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Taken on September 25, 2002 and October 1, 2002 from backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

9 exposures of 10 minutes and 6 exposures of 15 minutes through Schuler Hydrogen Alpha filter (9nm). Three exposures of five minutes taken through Optec IR-Blocking Green and Blue filters. Total image exposure time = 3 1/2 hours.

To see this image in Hydrogen Alpha only click here.

AP155EDF f/7 imaging scope

FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine Imaging Camera @ -25C

TV101 guide scope

ST7E NABG guide camera

AP1200GTO mount

Optec TCF-S focuser


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