Sh2-101, also named the “Tulip Nebula” is seen in this image just right of center, it is an extended HII region in the constellation Cygnus.
It lies at a distance of about 6,000 light-years from Earth.

As the constellation Cygnus is located in the plane of our Milky Way it hosts a lot of interesting objects including Cygnus X-1 which is a strong galactic X-ray source and is assumed to be a stellar sized black hole, check the annotated version of this image for more info.

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Image data

Name SH2-101 The Tulip Nebula
Type Emission nebula
Constellation Cygnus
Right ascension 20h 00m 29s
Declination +35° 19′ 14″
Distance 6.000 ly
Other designations