Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 7023
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NGC 7023- Deep Bright Iris, 


NGC 7023- Deep Bright Iris
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NGC 7023- Deep Bright Iris

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Teleskopservice TS Photoline 130/910 mm APO Triplet

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R PRO Synscan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS 8 x 50 Finderscope

Focal reducers: Teleskop Service TSRED 379

Software: APP  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC2018

Accessory: Lacerta Mfoc Motorfocus  ·  Lacerta MGEN II  ·  ZWO filter wheel 36mm 7slots electric

Dates:July 3, 2019

Frames: 331x30"

Integration: 2.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.68%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2781074

RA center: 21h 2' 33"

DEC center: +68° 13' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.292 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 223.598 degrees

Field radius: 0.864 degrees

Resolution: 4004x2669

Locations: Balkon, Ascheberg, NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard


The Iris Nebula (NGC 7023) in Cepheus is a bright recfection nebula about 1300 lightyears away.
All the dust lanes that came up when I started stretching the image seduced me to stretch it a bit more than maybe usual ;-)

331x 30 s @ gain 125
ASI294mmc with TS 130/910 mm apo refractor with 0.79x reducer.



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NGC 7023- Deep Bright Iris, 



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