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Contains:  NGC 7023
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NGC 7023 the Iris Nebula, 


NGC 7023 the Iris Nebula

NGC 7023 the Iris Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3226x2526

Dates:July 31, 2019

Baader Planetarium Blue: 10x600" -20C bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Green: 12x600" -20C bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Luminance: 17x600" -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Red: 12x600" -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 8.5 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~10

Avg. Moon age: 28.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.58%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 2859333

RA center: 315.521 degrees

DEC center: 67.687 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.827 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.207 degrees

Field radius: 1.040 degrees

Locations: Carr Astronomical Observatory, Blue Mountain, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Traveller


The Iris Nebula captured from the RASC Toronto Centre's Carr Astronomical Observatory in the Blue Mountains near Thornbury, Ontario. Might've pushed a little too hard on the shadows to bring out the's just so cool to see all that dust up there!



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NGC 7023 the Iris Nebula,