25,27 December 2013 - Las Cruces, NM Published as Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Day (AAPOD),
20 May 14.
Published as Astronomy Magazine Picture of the Day, 14
May 14 (screenshot).
Imaged over 2 nights. Cygnus area supergiant Sadr (also known as Gamma
Cygni, γ Cygni, or γ Cyg) is the center bright star, together with the diffuse emission nebula
IC 1318 that lies in the background (red
and dark color). This image is Ha_HaRGB, where Ha:R (80:20) was used for
the Red channel, and Ha for Luminance.