Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7023  ·  The star 4Cep  ·  The star 6Cep  ·  The star 7Cep
NGC7023 (Iris) and surrounding region, 


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NGC7023 (Iris) and surrounding region
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NGC7023 (Iris) and surrounding region

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Borg 71FL

Imaging cameras: Nikon D600

Mounts: iOptron iEQ30

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 50 mm finder

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Focal reducers: BORG 7870

Software: DeepSky Stacker Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4  ·  Adobe Photoshop 6 CS

Filters: UV/IR Cut 2"

Dates:Sept. 18, 2014

Frames:UV/IR Cut 2": 16x300" (1h 20') ISO1000

Integration: 1h 20'

Flats: 30

Avg. Moon age: 24.35 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.45%

Temperature: -1.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 368541

RA center: 21h01m35s.3

DEC center: +68°0451

Pixel scale: 4.303 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -107.361 degrees

Field radius: 4.332 degrees

Resolution: 620x414

Locations: St.Zenon - Lac Carotte, St Zenon, Quebec, Canada


NGC7023 - Iris nebula is surrounded by faint gas. The revision removed small camera artifacts namely a purple bar roughly center right and incased the brightness of the surrounding faint gas.



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    NGC7023 (Iris) and surrounding region, 


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NGC7023 (Iris) and surrounding region, 


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