The star 72-Cyg

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Image of 72-Cyg
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , 72-Cyg is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 19:01 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 73° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:22, 86° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:59, when it sinks below 19° above your north-western horizon.

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Name 72-Cyg
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 8255
HD 205512
HIP 106551
TYC 3183-3283-1
Magnitude:4.87 (V) [1]
6.27 (BT) [1]
4.99 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):1.09
Right ascension:21h34m46s [1]
Declination:+38°32'02" [1]
Distance:71.0 parsec
231.4 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):149.6 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):50.7°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.62




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