Veil Nebula in Halpha, [OIII] and [SII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

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Halpha = Red, [OIII] = Green, [SII] = Blue

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[SII] = Red, Halpha = Green, [OIII] = Blue

Synthetic RGB

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[SII] + Ha = Red, [OIII] = Green, [OIII] + 33% Ha = Blue

Taken on September 15, 2006 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

Takahashi Epsilon 180ED imaging scope (f/2.8, F=500mm)

Finger Lakes IMG6303E imaging camera operated at -26C

Finger Lakes CFW7 Filter wheel

Finger Lakes PDF Focuser with custom made adaptors (First Light)

Takahashi FCT76 guide scope

SBIG ST7ME guide camera operated at -10C

6 exposures of 10 minutes through Halpha filter

5 exposures of 10 minutes through [SII] filter

6 exposures of 10 minutes through [OIII] filter

two hours 50 minutes total exposure time

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