Picture taken on August 18th, 2009.
Location: Kapela, Bjelovar, Croatia, Europe
Skywatcher ED80 @ f/7.5 + WO FF 0.8x, Canon EOS 300D 54x480sec @ ISO800
Guiding with Maksutov 90/1250 + QHY5 guiding camera (PHD Guiding)
Mount: EQ6 Vis upgreded to EQ6 SynScan
Processing software: DeepSkyStacker, PixInsight 1.0, Photoshop CS2
Sometimes called the Iris Nebula and dutifully cataloged as NGC 7023, this is not the only nebula in the sky to evoke the imagery of flowers.
More information about this object at: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap041104.html