Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 7023

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    Iris Nebula (NGC7023) and Surroundings (LDN1158), 


            Markus Bauer
    Iris Nebula (NGC7023) and Surroundings (LDN1158)
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    Iris Nebula (NGC7023) and Surroundings (LDN1158)

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 80 / 400 APO

    Imaging cameras: Canon EOS700Da

    Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6R Pro

    Software: Astro Pixel Processor by Aries Astro Pixel Precessor  ·  Adobe Photoshop

    Dates:Aug. 27, 2019Aug. 30, 2019Sept. 3, 2019Sept. 4, 2019

    198x360" ISO800
    90x60" ISO800

    Integration: 21.3 hours

    Darks: ~16

    Flats: ~50

    Bias: ~150

    Avg. Moon age: 9.15 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 16.89%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 2992172

    RA center: 20h 50' 57"

    DEC center: +67° 44' 31"

    Pixel scale: 2.157 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 3.745 degrees

    Field radius: 1.828 degrees

    Resolution: 5098x3353

    Data source: Traveller


    The Iris Nebula from Bavaria, Germany.

    198 x 360 Seconds with ISO800
    90 x 60 Seconds with ISO800 for the Core.



    Markus Bauer
    License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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    Iris Nebula (NGC7023) and Surroundings (LDN1158), 


            Markus Bauer