Saturday, September 10, 2016

IC 1318 - The Gammy Cygni Nebula

This large nebula is around the star Gammy Cygni (Sadr) - although Gammy Cygni is actually not part of the nebula but is in the foreground. The nebula lies in the Orion Arm of the Milky Way and is approx. 3000 light years from us.
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