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Iris Nebula - NGC 7023

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Iris Nebula - NGC 7023
The Iris Nebula, also NGC 7023 and Caldwell 4, is a bright reflection nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cepheus. It shines at magnitude +6.8. It lies 1,300 light-years away and is six light-years across. (taken from Wikipedia)
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