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Contains:  NGC 7023
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Iris Nebula (close), 


Iris Nebula (close)

Iris Nebula (close)

Technical card

Resolution: 3115x2480

Dates:Sept. 24, 2017

Frames:Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D1: 451x30" ISO1600

Integration: 3.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 4.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.15%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 20.00 job: 1744423

RA center: 315.402 degrees

DEC center: 68.165 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.678 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 112.474 degrees

Field radius: 0.375 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Dacula, GA, United States


Closer view of the Iris than what I captured in May with the refractor. I think this works out better for my location as it's just too damn bright here to capture all of the dark dust that's available with this guy. So... trying to ignore that aspect and zoom straight into the center.



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Iris Nebula (close),