NGC7000 + IC5070 Pelican Widefield Region in Halpha from FLI CM2-1 Camera

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Taken on September 19, 2005 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

Pentax Takumar 200mm f/4 medium format camera lens

Finger Lakes CM2-1 imaging camera operated at -20C

(to see biases/darks and flats for camera gain/readout noise measurements, click here)

(to see a three frame dark, a 10 frame flat and a single raw image click here)

Finger Lakes DF2 Digital Focuser

Finger Lakes CFW7 Filter wheel

Takahashi FCT-76 guide scope

SBIG ST7E guide camera

Custom made camera mounting frame 

Custom Scientific 3nm Ha filter (50mm unmounted)

five exposures of 20 minutes for Halpha

three darks only!

one hour 40 minutes total exposure time

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