The Iris Nebula

Photographer
moonrocks
Email
moonrocksastro@gmail.com
Location of photo
Valencia
Date/Time of photo
Taken on May 3, 2017
Equipment
Photographed from my back-yard in Valencia. over one night with quarter moon light interference. Imaging telescope: AG14 astrograph Imaging camera: SX 9.2mp Sony SX814 Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX Filters: chroma, luminance 300x40, chroma RGB x300 x 15
Description
Contains: NGC 7023 , a bright reflection nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cepheus. 1,300 light-years away from earth and spanning six light years. The dominate central color is blue however there is also a faint red luminescence.
Website
http://moonrocksastro.com/index.php/astro-blog/
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