This picture shows IC 1318 / gamma Cyg nebula , NGC 6914 , IC 1311 , NGC 6888 / Crescent nebula in the lower left as well as some other nebulous regions (image taken and provided by Erik Larsen)
|Other designations||IC 1318, Sadr Region|
|See also: Diffuse nebula, Lists of nebulae|
The Sadr region, or IC 1318, is the diffuse emission nebula surrounding Sadr or Gamma Cygni. Sadr lies in the center of Cygnus's cross. The Sadr region is one of the surrounding nebulous regions; others include the Butterfly Nebula and the Crescent Nebula. It contains many dark nebulae in addition to the emission diffuse nebulae.
Sadr itself has approximately a magnitude of 2.2. The nebulous regions around the region are also fairly bright.
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