The star 74-Cyg

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Image of 74-Cyg
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , 74-Cyg is visible all night. It will become visible around 21:49 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 32° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:11, 88° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 03:52, 82° above your western horizon.

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Name 74-Cyg
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 8266
HD 205835
HIP 106711
TYC 3187-2159-1
Magnitude:5.04 (V) [1]
5.27 (BT) [1]
5.06 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):0.18
Right ascension:21h36m56s [1]
Declination:+40°24'48" [1]
Distance:65.8 parsec
214.6 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):12.5 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):353.2°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):0.95




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