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SH2-256

Sh2-256 is a very faint target in the area of Orion

4 hours of Ha (8 x 30 minutes)

Date: 2/5/13

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

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

Polar Alignment: PoleAlignMax