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NGC7023 - Iris Nebula in Cepheus

NGC7023 - Iris Nebula in Cepheus

Embedded in a dense dust cloud lies V380 Cephei, a very young (~5000 - 6000 years old) and hot star, whose strong radiation created a cave in the surrounding material, which reflects the blueish light from the star.

Telescope: ASA 10N-OK3 f3,6
Mount: Astrotec OTE150
Guider: Starlight XPress Loadstar
Camera: FLI PL16803
Filter-wheel: FLI CW 5-7
Filter: FLI LRGB
Exposure: L:20x300sec, RGB:6x300sec each
Programs: Maxim DL 5.0, CCDStack 1.7, PixInsight SE 1.6 full exif

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