Sadr Region and Crescent Nebula

IC 1318 and NGC 6888


may 10

The Sadr Region is the diffuse emission nebula surrounding star Sadr at the center of Cygnus's cross. The Sadr region is rich in interstellar matter, including gas and dust, and is associated with active star formation.

The Crescent Nebula is an emission nebula about 5000 light-years away from Earth. See this nebula in greater close-up:


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