The Iris Nebula (NGC7023)

Image of the Iris Nebula
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 10 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , the Iris Nebula is visible all night because it is circumpolar. It will be highest in the sky at dusk, becoming accessible around 18:21 (EST), 40° above your north-western horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 06:16, 30° above your north-eastern horizon.

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Name The Iris Nebula (NGC7023)
Object type Nebula
Other names
The Iris Nebula
C 4[3]
NGC 7023[1]
Cr 429[2]
Position
Constellation:Cepheus
Magnitude:6.80 (V) [3]
7.20 (B) [1]
Right ascension:21h01m [1]
Declination:+68°10' [1]
Visibility from Ashburn

All times shown in Ashburn local time.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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