Barnard Dark Nebula - ericsimages

This 3nm Hydrogen-Alpha image consists of a large area of nebulosity in Cygnus. It contains Sh2-101 (Tulip Nebula), and Barnard 146, 147, NGC 6871 and several other small features.

Date: 9/21/13, 9/23/13

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: Astrodon 3nm Hydrogen Alpha
Exposure: 10 x 1800 sec (5 hours)

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

Polar Alignment: PoleAlignMax

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