Tuesday, 01 October 2019 13:51

NGC 7023 Iris Nebula

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NGC 7023 is a refection nebula, blue light from central hot young star SAO 19158 reflects off the dust grains illuminating the nebula. The nebula spans some 6 light years across. Spent some 33 hours imaging this object over August and September 2019.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Cepheus
  • Right Ascension: 21h 01m 35.60s
  • Declination: +68° 10′ 10.0"
  • Distance (Lightyears): 1,300
  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 1600MM Mono cmos
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