Sadr lies in a complex region of the Milky Way, the field about 5 degrees across. The glowing interstellar diffuse nebula IC 1318 lies just above the label, while NGC 6914 is just to the left of the label. Several other clouds are visible below and to the left of the star. M (Messier) 29 and NGC 6918 are open clusters, P Cygni is a luminous blue variable, and RS Cygni is a carbon star Mira variable.