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NGC 7023 "The Iris Nebula"

About this object

The Iris Nebula lies some 1.400 light years distant in the Constellation Cephius. A large amount of dust surrounds the bright core of this young star.

Image Details

  • Optics : Stellarvue SV 105 Raptor Triplet Refractor with a SFF7-21 Field Flattener
  • Mount: Mountain Instruments MI-250
  • Camera: QSI 583
  • Filters: Astronomik Type 2C filter set
  • Exposure: LRGB 180:180:180:180 RGB bin 2x2
  • Camera/Mount Control: Maxim DL 4.56, CCD Commander
  • Location: Chiefland Fall Star party, Chiefland FL
  • Date: Nov 09
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