Gamma Cygni (Sadr) Nebulosity

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Gamma Cygni (Sadr) Nebulosity
Constellation: Cygnus - The Swan
Type: Diffuse Nebuls
Position: RA20h20.4m 
Magnitude: 2.2 (Sadr)
Exposure: Composite of two images taken 10-04-02.
1x30 min. and 1x45 min. on hypered PPF-400
Processing: Images were aligned in Registar, combined in Photoshop. 
Levels, saturation and color balance adjusted in Photoshop.
Equipment: Piggyback 210mm f/5.6 with minus violet filter
Notes: The bright star in the left, center part of the frame is Gamma Cygni - the 3rd
brightest star in the constellation Cygnus.   The star's name is Sadr and it lies
approximately 750 light years away.

On the right side of the photo lies the Crescent Nebula - NGC6888.
You can view this object and its surroundings in more detail or you can
view it close up.

Locator Chart

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky 2002

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