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


            Fernando Huet
Iris nebula (NGC 7023)
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Iris nebula (NGC 7023)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA-102

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ-6 Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TSA-102

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: Takahashi TOA-130 .75x Reducer

Filters: Baader B 36mm  ·  Baader G 36mm  ·  Baader R 36mm  ·  Baader L Filter 36mm

Accessory: Starlight Xpress SX USB Filter Wheel 7x36mm

Dates:July 27, 2018

Baader B 36mm: 5x600" bin 2x2
Baader G 36mm: 5x600" bin 2x2
Baader L Filter 36mm: 6x900" bin 1x1
Baader R 36mm: 5x600" bin 2x2

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.89%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2869340

RA center: 21h 1' 34"

DEC center: +67° 46' 30"

Pixel scale: 1.838 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 79.016 degrees

Field radius: 1.052 degrees

Resolution: 3300x2349

Locations: Casa, Polop de la Marina, Alicante, Spain

Data source: Backyard


Iris Nebula taken last year at Ayna (Albacete), the only clear night.
That's why I have only a few images/filter.
But I like the result.
Good dark skys are great to image!


Sky plot

Sky plot


Iris nebula (NGC 7023), 


            Fernando Huet