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Iris Nebula NGC7023, 


            Rich Bamford
Iris Nebula NGC7023

Iris Nebula NGC7023

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Celestron C8 Edge HD

Imaging camera:CANON 700D

Mount:Celestron CGEM DX

Guiding telescope or lens:Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope

Guiding camera:QHY5-II


Filter:Hutech IDAS LPS D1 2"

Accessory:Celestron StarSense AutoAlign

Resolution: 10000x6600

Dates:Sept. 10, 2015

Frames:Hutech IDAS LPS D1 2": 17x300" ISO400

Integration: 1.4 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~1

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 27.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.99%

Temperature: 12.00 job: 773060

RA center: 315.345 degrees

DEC center: 68.185 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.228 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.486 degrees

Field radius: 0.379 degrees

Locations: Home, Grantham, United Kingdom


First target testing out new rig.
CGEM mount and Celestron C8 Edge
Imaged using Canon 700d
Sky wasn't too clear but got a pretty good result anyway.
Was really just seeing how well new setup would track - very well as it turned out.
Had to give up after an hour as everything fogged up :(



Rich Bamford
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Iris Nebula NGC7023, 


            Rich Bamford