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Observation by Paul Downing: The "Iris" Nebula - NGC 7023

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Paul Downing

Observed

2017 Aug 24 - 12:36

Uploaded

2017 Aug 24 - 12:36

Objects

The Iris Nebula (NGC7023)

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Constellation

Cepheus

Field centre

RA: 21h01m
Dec: +68°08'
Position angle: +90°07'

Field size

0°24' × 0°18'

Equipment
  • Planewave 12.5 inch scope
  • QSI 683 CCD
Exposure

LRGB of 60:50:50:50 minutes

Location

Alpujarra, Spain

Target name

Iris Nebula

Title

The "Iris" Nebula - NGC 7023

About this image

NGC 7023 - The IRIS Nebula in Cepheus. This is a reflection nebula surrounding an open cluster with interesting areas of dark dust extending over a wide area.

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