Iris Nebula

Taken by: Bob Finnigan and Lee Green

Date: 09/19/2011

Exposure: LRGB, 45 minutes each using 15 minute subframes

Description: The Iris Nebula is an emission nebula in the constellation Cepheus. The bright central region is illuminated by the 7th magnitude star in the center. The region is surrounded by a dusty cloud that obscurs the nearby stars.

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