While inspecting a wide-field image of the constellation Cygnus I discovered several areas of nebulosity. These particular nebulae are a bright 'bits' of a much fainter super nova remnant near Sadir (Sadr.)  The above image is a 100% resolution crop of the original wide-field image for reference. If you click on the image it will take you to the full wide-field image of Cygnus.

 

 

This particular nebula whose coordinates are RA/DE (2000) 20hr 16min 57sec/+41. 49" 17.6', is part of a much larger nebula complex.  This 'part' is known as IC 1318A.  To the imager it appears as triangle. This image was captured on the night of July 28th, 2014. The equipment used was a Canon 450Da, Celestron C9.25" SCT @ F/6.3. This image consists of 24 x 600sec. subs for a total of 4hrs.

 

Nebula 1's location.

This screenshot courtesy of Stellarium Planetarium Freeware.

 

 

This particular nebula whose coordinates are RA/DE (2000) 20hr 26min 36.1sec/+40. 28" 29.2', is cataloged as IC 1318B and is also known as 'The Butterfly Nebula'. This image was captured on the night of August 2nd, 2014. The equipment used was a Canon 450Da, Celestron C9.25" SCT @ F/6.3. This image consists of 24 x 600sec. subs for a total of 4hrs.

 

Nebula 2's location.

This screenshot courtesy of Stellarium Planetarium Freeware.

 

 

This particular nebula whose coordinates are RA/DE (2000) 20hr 28min 19.3sec/+40. 04" 41.3', lies just below the 'Butterfly Nebula', and is referred to as IC 1318C.  To the imager resembles a 'fish-head'.  This image was captured on the night of July 22nd 2014. The equipment used was a Canon 450Da, Celestron C9.25" SCT @ F/6.3. This image consists of 25 x 600sec. subs for a total of 4hrs, 10min.

 

Nebula 3's location.

This screenshot courtesy of Stellarium Planetarium Freeware.

 

 

This image is a mosaic of IC 1318B 'The Butterfly' and IC 1318C, 'The Fish-head'.

 

 

 

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