Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Iris Nebula  ·  NGC 7023
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NGC7023 LRGB  - The Iris Nebula, 



    
        

            andrea tasselli
NGC7023 LRGB  - The Iris Nebula
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NGC7023 LRGB - The Iris Nebula

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NGC7023 LRGB  - The Iris Nebula, 



    
        

            andrea tasselli
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NGC7023 LRGB - The Iris Nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: INTES MK67

Imaging cameras: starlight xpress SXV-H9

Mounts: Vixen GP-DX - Skysensor2000PC

Focal reducers: Riccardi Custom 0.6x

Software: Christian Buil Iris 5.59  ·  Photoshop

Filters: Astronomik RGB 1.25" Type IIc  ·  Astronomik Clear 1.25"

Accessory: True Tech 7-positions 1.25" Manual Filter Wheel


Dates:Aug. 22, 2004Aug. 23, 2004

Frames:
Astronomik Clear 1.25": 69x60" (1h 9') bin 1x1
Astronomik RGB 1.25" Type IIc: 38x60" (38') bin 2x2

Integration: 1h 47'

Avg. Moon age: 6.94 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.38%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4018333

RA center: 21h01m25s.2

DEC center: +68°1004

Pixel scale: 1.263 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.443 degrees

Field radius: 0.283 degrees


Resolution: 1300x960

Locations: Tesonis Camping Village, Tertenia, Sardinia, Italy

Data source: Traveller

Description

I got this gorgeous reflection nebula under the dark skies of Sardinia (how else to explain the paucity of the exposures with the results of the image). Needless to say it was all unguided, dragging the kit out from under the canopy after the camping went to sleep. Overall, I'd venture to say that the image withstood the test of time so I shan't be bothered with going after it all over again. Which is a relief.

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NGC7023 LRGB  - The Iris Nebula, 



    
        

            andrea tasselli