Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7023
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The Iris Nebula - NGC 7023, 


            Matt Harbison
The Iris Nebula - NGC 7023
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The Iris Nebula - NGC 7023

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics Star 71 WO Star 71

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ Monochrome

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Willam Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Software: PixInsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader Ha 7nm  ·  Baader RGB

Accessory: ATIK Filter Wheel EFW2

Dates:Nov. 13, 2015

Frames: 52x1200" (17h 20')

Integration: 17h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 1.64 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.02%

Astrometry.net job: 850255

RA center: 20h 59' 10"

DEC center: +67° 34' 12"

Pixel scale: 4.888 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -83.172 degrees

Field radius: 1.669 degrees

Resolution: 620x443

Locations: Cloudland Canyon, Trenton, Georgia, United States


Shot during the new moon in Fall Creek Falls State Park. Acquired with Sequence Generator Pro and edited in Pixinsight. Curves and levels in photoshop.

Thanks for looking!


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The Iris Nebula - NGC 7023, 


            Matt Harbison