Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7023  ·  NGC7023  ·  VdB139
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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200 GPS 10" F10

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D (T3i) astromod

Mounts: Meade LX200 10" GPS

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Revelation Astro Revelation 62mm F8.4

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  AstroTortilla  ·  ImagesPlus IP6


Dates:Aug. 31, 2014

Frames: 47x300" ISO800

Integration: 3.9 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Flat darks: ~15

Bias: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 5.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.98%


Astrometry.net job: 382738

RA center: 21h 1' 32"

DEC center: +68° 9' 54"

Pixel scale: 0.548 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -2.009 degrees

Field radius: 0.374 degrees


Resolution: 4110x2705

Data source: Backyard

Description

Camera: Canon 600D Astro modified
Filters: None
Optics: 10" Meade LX200 + F6.3 Focal Reducer
Mount: Meade LX200 fork on wedge
Guiding: PHD2 using Orion Startshoot Auto Guider through Revelation 62m F8.4 guidescope
Capture: 47 of 52 x 300 Sec at ISO800 plus Darks and Flats (taken with EL panel light box). All taken using ImagesPlus Camera Control (IPCC5.5)
Processing: Calibrated, normalised, aligned and combined using ImagesPlus (IP6 Beta-1a), with post processing performed using IP6 Beta2

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NGC7023-IrisNebula_31Aug2014_Cropped, 



    
        

            Geof Lewis