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Contains:  NGC 7023
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NGC 7023 Iris Nebula, 



    
        

            James Patterson
NGC 7023 Iris Nebula
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NGC 7023 Iris Nebula

Technical card


Dates:July 9, 2018

Frames: 90x120"

Integration: 3.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 25.40 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.13%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2146663

RA center: 21h 1' 17"

DEC center: +68° 8' 2"

Pixel scale: 2.841 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 35.402 degrees

Field radius: 0.919 degrees


Resolution: 1920x1319

Data source: Traveller

Description

Taken during three nights and from two locations.

NGC 7023 is a rather bright reflection nebula in the constellation Cepheus. NGC 7023 is actually the cluster within the nebula, and the nebula is lit by a magnitude +7 star. It lies 1,300 light-years away and is six light-years across

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NGC 7023 Iris Nebula, 



    
        

            James Patterson