NGC 7023 - Iris Nebula
Exposure type:
Roth Ritter
Lamy, NM on 2008, Aug 1
LRGB (300:120:120:120)
RCOS 10RCA @ f/7 (1825mm)
Paramount ME
SBIG STL-11000M, AO-L, Filter set C L R G B

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Additional Notes:
NGC 7023, also Caldwell 4 or the Iris Nebula, is a bright reflection nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cepheus. NGC 7023 actually being the cluster within the nebula, LBN487. It shines at magnitude +6.8. It is located near the Mira-type variable star T Cephei, and near the bright magnitude +3.23 variable star Beta Cephei (Alphirk). [Wikipedia]

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