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NGC 7023 Iris Nebula

Contains: NGC 7023

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Imaging telescope or lens: Skywatcher Explorer 200PDS

Imaging camera: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mount: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan

Guiding telescope or lens: Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding camera: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc

Focal reducer: Baader MPCC Mk III

Software: Pixinsight

Filters: Baader L 2''Baader Red 2"Baader Blue 2"Baader Green 2"

Accessories: QHYCCD QHY 2" Filter wheelSeletek Armadillo

Resolution: 3182x2381

Dates: Oct. 4, 2016

Frames:
Baader Blue 2": 6x900" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Green 2": 6x900" -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 19x900" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Red 2": 6x900" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.2 hours

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 2.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.06%

Astrometry.net job: 1267872

RA center: 315.379 degrees

DEC center: 68.189 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.106 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -3.186 degrees

Field radius: 0.611 degrees

Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Description

My third image of this nebula, and the first passable one. I still couldn't get the dark nebulas to glow, even with this mad exposure. Could be LP, could be suckitude.

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Kharan
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NGC 7023 Iris Nebula, Kharan