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NGC 7023 - A focus on the Iris, 


            Paddy Gilliland
NGC 7023 - A focus on the Iris
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NGC 7023 - A focus on the Iris

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:RCOS 14.5"

Imaging cameras:SBIG STX KAF-16803


Software:Pixinsight 1.8

Filters:Astrodon LuminanceAstrodon BlueAstrodon RedAstrodon Green

Dates:Aug. 16, 2017Aug. 29, 2017Aug. 30, 2017

Astrodon Blue: 9x120" bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 12x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 25x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 8x1200" bin 1x1

Integration: 15.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.69%

Basic astrometry details job: 1721535

RA center: 21h 1' 5"

DEC center: +68° 12' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.550 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 148.529 degrees

Field radius: 0.331 degrees

Resolution: 3462x2606

Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States


Here is a look at the Iris on a longer focal length scope.
Hope you enjoy - busy few weeks ahead so thought I would get another image out.
For those eagle eyed people even a bok globule in there



Paddy Gilliland

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NGC 7023 - A focus on the Iris, 


            Paddy Gilliland

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