The star 51-Cyg

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , 51-Cyg is visible in both the dusk and dawn skies. In the evening, it will become visible around 18:06 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 33° above your north-western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, becoming tricky to observe after 19:43 when it dips 20° above your north-western horizon. At 05:16, it will return to an altitude of 20° above your north-eastern horizon, and reach an altitude of 26° before fading from view as dawn breaks around 06:04.

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Name 51-Cyg
Object Type Star
Other Names
HR 7929
HD 197511
HIP 102177
TYC 3582-2132-1
Magnitude:5.39 (V) [1]
5.26 (BT) [1]
5.38 (VT) [1]
B-V Color (mag):-0.10
Right ascension:20h42m12s [2]
Declination:+50°20'24" [2]
Distance:295.9 parsec
964.5 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):3.8 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):56.0°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-1.96




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