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NGC 7023 - Iris Nebula

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The Iris Nebula is also known as NGC 7023 in the constellation Cepheus. It is primarily a reflection nebula (hence the blue colour), but there are dark red dusty regions in the surrounding vicinity.

Takahashi Sky 90 at f/4.5
SBIG STL-4020M (self-guided)
Hutech LPS Filter
Luminance: 80 minutes (5 minute subs)
RGB: 35 minutes each channel (5 minute subs)
Processed in Maxim/DL and Photoshop
Noel Carboni's Astronomy Tools Actions