Barnard Dark Nebula - ericsimages

Widefield view of the area around Barnard 30 & Sh2-264

~7.5 hours of Ha (15 x 30 minutes)

Date: 1/18/2012, 1/19/2012

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106ED with CAA
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO
Guider: Meade DSI Pro through Astrodon MMOAG
CCD: Finger Lakes Instruments ML11002 CCD, with 65mm shutter
Fiter Wheel: Finger Lakes Instruments CFW-2-7
Filters: Baader 50.8mm 7nm Hydrogen Alpha

Software: MaximDL, Registar, Photoshop CS3 with Carboni & GXT
Location: Light polluted back yard in El Paso, Texas

Polar Alignment: PoleAlignMax

Published: Sky & Telescope Gallery

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