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Contains:  NGC 7023
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Iris Nebula 8300 and 16803 data Combined

Technical card

Resolution: 4052x4064

Dates:July 14, 2018Aug. 1, 2019

Astrodon Blue: 21x600" -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green: 20x600" -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 34x600" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Luminance: 42x600" -30C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red: 21x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 23.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 1.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.58%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00 job: 2847503

RA center: 315.402 degrees

DEC center: 68.171 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.728 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 24.841 degrees

Field radius: 0.580 degrees

Locations: Sierra Remote Observatory, Auberry, California, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Sierra Remote Observatories


New data on the Iris Nebula using the 9 micron 16803. I then blended the core with luminance data from my smaller pixel 8300 I had shot last year.

Enjoying the dark nebulae this season. I like the chocolate color the dust came out with.



Kevin Morefield
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Sky plot

Sky plot


Iris Nebula 8300 and 16803 data Combined, 


            Kevin Morefield