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First light for my TEC APO 140 refractor. Also first time attempt to composite two images to avoid overexposing the brightess parts of the nebula. Need to go back and take some much longer exposures to pull out dimmer parts.

Date: 01/20/2004
Telescope: TEC APO 140 @ f/7 (980mm)
Mount: MI-250
Camera: SXV-H9
Exposure: R:G:B 10:10:15 minutes (30 second exposures)