Sadr Region

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Sadr Region
emission nebula
Sadr Region rgb.jpg
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
Credit: Erik Larsen
Observation data
Constellation Cygnus
Designations IC 1318, Sadr Region
See also: 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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