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Can you spot the planetary nebula? This complex and interesting patch of sky (note: South is up) is located next to the star Sadr, the middle star in the cross of Cygnus, which is the bright star at the upper right of the image. This scene lies on the opposite side of Sadr from IC 1318, the famous Butterfly Nebula. The brightest piece of nebulosity, at the bottom of the image, is LBN 251, whose core is bluish due to a high concentration of ionized oxygen. To its upper left is LBN 239, and just to the left of LBN 239 is a sprinkling of stars that makes open cluster IC 1311. The reddish nebula at the lower left is LBN 243 and the bright region at the upper right is LBN 240. The nearly-opaque dark nebula near the upper edge of the picture is LDN 877. The planetary nebula is the very small blue disk to the left of the bright star at the bottom of IC 1311. It is designated PN G077.6+04.3, has an apparent diameter of just 45", and was discovered quite recently (in 2006). This image is an 8-hour narrowband exposure with 3:2:2 hours of H:O:S, taken with a Borg 60mm f/4 refractor.