NGC 7023 - Nébuleuse de l'Iris

NGC 7023 – Nébuleuse de l’Iris

First deep sky image from Restefond 2012 session, I spend three night at this amazing spot. NGC 7023 Iris Nebula with dust all around. It is a reflection nebula in the constellation Cepheus.

30 exposures of 10 minutes.
Camera : Canon EOS 1000D unfiltered
Telescope : Takahashi FSQ-106ED refractor with x0.73 reducer.
Mount : Takahashi EM-200 USD3.
Guiding : Orion Starshoot Autoguider on a William Optic Zenithstar 66SD refractor.
Outside temperature : 7°C
Sensor temperature : 15°C
Software : auto-guiding with PHD Guiding and PHDMax, acquisition with MaximDL, pre-processing with Iris, processing with photoshop
Location : Prairies de Restefond, France

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