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Contains:  NGC 7023

Image of the day 12/02/2016

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
    Dust in Iris Nebula, 


            Israel Gil Andani
    Dust in Iris Nebula
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    Technical card

    Frames: 57x600"

    Integration: 9.5 hours

    Basic astrometry details job: 1341068

    RA center: 21h 1' 38"

    DEC center: +67° 47' 27"

    Pixel scale: 5.319 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 270.066 degrees

    Field radius: 1.197 degrees

    Resolution: 1300x966


    Dust in Iris Nebula
    Within the Iris, dusty nebular material surrounds a hot, young star. The dominant color of the brighter reflection nebula is blue, characteristic of dust grains reflecting starlight. Central filaments of the dusty clouds glow with a faint reddish photoluminescence.
    Image taken this summer from AstroAyna Star Party (Spain).

    Tech details:
    Sky-Watcher NEQ 6 Pro tuned by HAS, Takahashi FSQ-106N, Moravian G2-8300 with Baader filters. 27x600 Lights bin 1x1, 10x600 RGB bin 1x1. (9.5h)

    I wish I had captured more data to push it a bit further. I'll have to wait for next summer. Anyway hope you like it...



    Israel Gil Andani

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    Dust in Iris Nebula, 


            Israel Gil Andani

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