|NGC7023 - The Iris Nebula
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
|Date Taken: September 3, 2005 Location: Anza, CA
Equipment: Takahashi FS152 telescope & SBIG STL11000 - Luminance
Takahashi FSQ106 & SBIG STL4020 - Color
Notes: This is my first tandem imaging project. Both scope/camera combinations were imaging simultaneously and data was combined in RegiStar. The seperate imaging systems were precisely aligned using a prototype alignment device from Robin Casady (http://www.robincasady.com/Astro/).
LRGB = 180/40/40/40 - 5 hours of data acquired in 3 hours
|NGC7023 in Cephus
Magnitude - 7.0
Size - 18'
Description: 7th magnitude star in extremely large, faint nebulosity