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Contains:  NGC 7023
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Iris Nebula, 


            Kevin Morefield
Iris Nebula

Iris Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Planewave CDK14

Imaging camera:SBIG STX 16803

Mount:Paramount ME II

Filter:Baader 50mm H7,O8,S8 and LRGB

Resolution: 1916x1866

Dates:Sept. 1, 2016

Frames: 90x600"

Integration: 15.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.02% job: 1254910

RA center: 315.413 degrees

DEC center: 68.157 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.456 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 123.244 degrees

Field radius: 0.541 degrees

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatory, Auberry, California, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories


This is an assembly of 5 minute 2x2 unguided exposures. L24:R20:G24:B22
I'm getting better images currently going unguided with 175-250 term T-point models than using the guider. Still want to get the guider to be reliable enough to beat unguided but will wait for the moon to come to test further!



Kevin Morefield
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Iris Nebula, 


            Kevin Morefield