The star 56-Cyg

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , 56-Cyg is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 19:52 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 70° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:35, 88° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:34, when it sinks below 20° above your north-western horizon.

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Name 56-Cyg
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 7984
HD 198639
HIP 102843
TYC 3179-1248-1
Gaia DR2- 2067050940754838656
Magnitude:5.05 (V) [1]
5.29 (BT) [1]
5.07 (VT) [1]
4.98 (G) [2]
5.13 (BP) [2]
4.87 (RP) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.18
Right ascension:20h50m05s [2]
Declination:+44°03'35" [2]
Distance:41.5 parsec
135.3 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):181.0 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):43.0°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):1.96




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