Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7023

Image of the day 11/12/2018

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NGC7023 The Iris Nebula in RGB, 



    
        

            Peter Shah
NGC7023 The Iris Nebula in RGB
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NGC7023 The Iris Nebula in RGB

Image of the day 11/12/2018

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NGC7023 The Iris Nebula in RGB, 



    
        

            Peter Shah
NGC7023 The Iris Nebula in RGB
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NGC7023 The Iris Nebula in RGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK AG12

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress SXV-H35

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Optics UK AG12

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress SXV-H35

Filters: Baader Planerarium LRGB unmounted 50mm

Accessory: FLI PDF Focuser



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2341952

RA center: 21h 1' 31"

DEC center: +67° 44' 9"

Pixel scale: 1.634 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.334 degrees

Field radius: 1.062 degrees


Resolution: 3918x2560

Data source: Backyard

Description

Imaged over two nights and plagued by satellite trails. Imaged before moon rise. Exposure times were 8x 900s in Red 8x 630s in Green 8x 820s in Blue. Processed in Photoshop, pushed right down to the noise levels.

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NGC7023 The Iris Nebula in RGB, 



    
        

            Peter Shah