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The Iris Nebula

The Iris Nebula

The Iris Nebula, also NGC 7023 is a bright reflection nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cepheus. The pretty blue petals of the Iris Nebula span about six light-years. The colourful field-of-view stretches almost five Full Moons across the sky.

Equipment used:
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ ED85
Camera: ATIK490
Mount: Astrophysics Mach1 GTO
Filters: Astrodon Gen II LRGB
Total Exposure: ~ 8h
Pegasus Ultimate Powerbox
Pegasus Motor Focus Kit / Autofocus

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