NGC 7023 the Iris Nebula

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The Iris Nebula (NGC 7023)
Diffuse Reflection Nebula
Constellation: Cepheus
Distance: 1400 ly

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Imaged at Soap Creek Valley
Corvallis, Oregon
12.5" f/4.8 with Lightholder primary
Canon EOS 40D (unmodded) with Baader MPCC
9 x 240 sec subframes at ISO 800
It was relatively warm (54F)
Tom Osypowski Dual Axis Aluminum Eq. Platform
Autoguided with PHD sofware
8" f/4 Guidescope, Televue Paracorr
CCD-Labs Q-guide camera