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Catalogue and alternative designations

Ngc7023, The Iris Nebula

Type Reflection Nebula
Position 21 01 36.6, 68 10 10
Constellation Cepheus
Camera and Telescope QSI 583 WSG, 20cm Maksutov Newtonian courtesy Dean Salman
Focal Ratio F4
Exposure Details LRGB 120:90:90:90 with Astrodon series 2 filters
Description This beautiful reflection nebula is illuminated by the 7th magnitude star SAO 19158.  It is about 6 light years across and 1300 light years distant.