Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 7023  ·  NGC7023  ·  VdB139
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
Iris Nebula, 


            Scotty Bishop
Powered byPixInsight

Iris Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade SN10

Imaging cameras: Pentax K-3

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astromania 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: MGEN II

Software: Noel Carbonni Astronomy Tools 1.6  ·  Adobe Phosotshop CS6  ·  Russell Croman Star Shrink  ·  Annie's Astro Actions  ·  Luc Coiffier's DSS 4.1.0 64 bit  ·  Noel Carbonni AstroFlat Pro

Accessory: Baader MPCC Mark III

Dates:Sept. 1, 2018

Frames: 72x120" ISO1600

Integration: 2.4 hours

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 20.49 days

Avg. Moon phase: 67.29%

Astrometry.net job: 2240724

RA center: 21h 0' 56"

DEC center: +68° 0' 10"

Pixel scale: 0.783 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -104.025 degrees

Field radius: 0.821 degrees

Resolution: 6028x4555

Data source: Backyard


I have struggled with this target and I am still not quite there on it, but I finally have something decent enough to post and maybe get some CC on it.



Scotty Bishop
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Iris Nebula, 


            Scotty Bishop

In these public groups

Central USA
Cloudy Nights