( Gamma Cygnus ) A part of Emission nebula “IC1318

Location of photo
Date/Time of photo
2016 June 4
Optic : sky watcher apo 120 Ed f: 7.5 Mount : neq6 pro Camera : 1200 D modified Exposurs : 30min 10*180" & iso 1600 synguide + 80mm guidescope Software : Dss & pscc
Explanation: - Giant star, Gamma Cygnus (Sadr) located in Northern cross in the famous Cygnus constellation (the Swan) -A part of Emission nebula "IC1318" (butterfly nebula)., In cosmic brush strokes of glowing hydrogen gas, this beautiful skyscape unfolds across the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy. -The open cluster "NGC" 6910. This bright star is seen in the right center of this photo and "NGC 6910" is seen in the top center of that in the starry foreground with dust clouds and complexed gases. Gamma-Swan is about 750 light-years and "IC 1318" nebula is nearly 2000 -5000 light- years from the earth. 51.51° E 31.36° N Isfahan, Iran
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