Barnard Dark Nebula - ericsimages

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

7.5 hours of Ha (15 x 30 minutes)
~2.5 hours of RGB, in 1, 5 & 10 minute exposures.

Date: 1/18/2012, 1/19/2012, 2/15/2012, 2/18/2012

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 &, LRGB

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

Polar Alignment: PoleAlignMax

Barnard 30B30FSQ106EDMach1GTOML11002Eric Chesaksh2 264Sharpless 264