NGC7023 Iris Nebula

NGC7023 Iris Nebula

NGC7023 the Iris Nebula is bright reflection nebula in the constellation Cepheus. It is aproxmatly1300 light years away and 6 light years across. NGC7023 is the cluster inside the nebula. The nebula is illuminated by a +6.8 mag star SAO19158.

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NGC7023  15min Luminance Subframes  x16  = 240 min combined image

 NGC7023  15min Red Subframes  x6  = 90 min combined image

NGC7023  15min Green Subframes  x6  = 90 min combined image

NGC7023  15min Blue Subframes  x6  = 90 min combined image

 IRIS LRGB Sequence    This displays the 4 different LRGB data sets in a sequence to compare differences


Scope               Planewave 17in

Camera            Apogee U16

Mount               Paramount ME

Filters               Astrodon  LRGB     

Exposures       R1.5hrs  G1.5hrs  B1.5hrs   L 4Hrs    LRGB 15min subs

 Location          Sierra Nevada Mountains CA.  Heavens Mirror Observatory  SRO       2012 


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