NGC 7023 Iris Nebula
A bright reflection nebula in the constellation Cepheus. NGC 7023 is actually the cluster within the nebula, LBN 487, and the nebula is lit by a magnitude +7 star, SAO 19158. It lies 1,300 light-years away and is six light-years across. Surrounded by dusty clouds.
Orion Optics UK AG16 Astrograph: SBIG 11000 CM: Titan Mount, Photoshop, Pixinsight
38 x 10 minutes (6hrs 2o mins) with IDAS D1 filter
Data capture : 15th, 16th, 24th September 2014 under mixed skies!