Veil Nebula in Halpha, [OIII] and [SII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E (15 minutes total exposure)

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

Takahashi Epsilon 180ED (first light)

Finger Lakes IMG6303E  imaging camera operated at -26C

Robofocus

Finger Lakes CFW7 Filter wheel

SBIG ST7E guide camera

6nm FWHM Ha filter (50mm diameter)

5nm FWHM [SII] filter (50mm diameter)

6nm FWHM [OIII] filter (50mm diameter)

one exposure of 5 minutes in Halpha

one exposure of 5 minutes in [SII]

one exposure of 5 minutes in [OIII]

Fifteen minutes  total exposure time

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