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NGC 7023
The Iris Nebula

Photographs by Matthew T. Russell

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NGC Number:
NGC 7023

Common Name:
Iris Nebula

Constellation:
Cepheus

Visual Magnitude:
7.0

Size:
18 arc minutes

NGC 7023, the Iris Nebula

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Date Taken:
6/23/2004

Location:
Black Forest, CO

Equipment:
16" RCOS Ritchey-Chretien
Astro-Physics .67x Reducer
Bisque Paramount ME
SBIG 10XME, NABG
SBIG CFW-8

Exposure Specs:
190 minutes total
Lum: 13x10 min
Red: 4x5 min
Grn: 4x5 min
Blu: 4x5 min

Processed with:
MaximDL v3.0
AIP for Windows
Adobe Photoshop CS

Copyright 2004, Matthew T. Russell. All rights reserved.