Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Iris Nebula  ·  NGC 7023
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NGC 7023 - The Iris Nebula

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NGC 7023 - The Iris Nebula

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Tele Vue NP101is

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600mm-Pro

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MYT

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120mm-Mini

Software: Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy  ·  Pixinsight

Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB 31mm


Dates:May 22, 2020June 17, 2020

Frames:
Baader Planetarium Blue 31mm: 120x60" (2h) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Green 31mm: 121x60" (2h 1') -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Luminance 31mm: 240x60" (4h) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Red 31mm: 120x60" (2h) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 10h 1'

Avg. Moon age: 27.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.97%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.25


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4533269

RA center: 21h 1' 51"

DEC center: +67° 47' 6"

Pixel scale: 1.442 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.562 degrees

Field radius: 1.158 degrees


Resolution: 4608x3492

Locations: Umtanum Creek Trailhead, Selah, Washington, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

A hot bright star designated SAO 19158 illuminates the gas in this blue reflection nebula, which is surrounded by a large field of interstellar dust.

NGC 7023 actually refers to the open cluster of stars contained within the reflection nebula, which itself has the designation LBN 487.

Took me a long time to process this one, life got in the way for almost a year.

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NGC 7023 - The Iris Nebula, 



    
        

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