Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7023  ·  The star 4Cep
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NGC 7023 Iris Nebula, 


NGC 7023 Iris Nebula
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NGC 7023 Iris Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8 L USM II @f/3.5

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60D mod

Mounts: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Software: Adobe Lighroom  ·  Pleiades PixInsight

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-D1 EOS CLIP

Accessory: Berlebach Report 312 Astro

Dates:April 22, 2018

Frames: 151x60" ISO800

Integration: 2.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 6.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.34%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2038609

RA center: 20h 55' 48"

DEC center: +67° 37' 12"

Pixel scale: 4.553 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 23.150 degrees

Field radius: 3.129 degrees

Resolution: 4117x2745

Locations: Balkon, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany

Data source: Backyard


My first attempt to the area of the Iris Nebula with its dust clouds. Maybe it needs more data, so I will try to gather more images in a next clear night.