NGC 7023 Iris Nebula

IC 5146 Cocoon Nebula

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Object: NGC 7023 Iris Nebula Constellation Cepheus

Distance: 1300 light years

Date(s) Taken: July 31st to August 24th, 2010

Telescope: Takahashi TSA 102S / Field Flattener

Focal Length: 800 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -25 deg C sensor temperature with water cooling

Resolution: 1.91 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 14.5 hours total duration

23 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

21 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

22 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

21 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

% Utilization - 88%

 

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