W Cyg (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , W Cyg is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible around 19:26 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 73° above your north-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 20:45, 83° above your northern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 03:20, when it sinks below 22° above your north-western horizon.

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Name W Cyg
Object Type Star
Other Names
W-Cyg
HR 8262
HD 205730
HIP 106642
TYC 3591-3422-1
Gaia DR2- 1977100856567925376
Position
Constellation:Cygnus
Magnitude:
Variable
6.04 (V) [1]
7.72 (BT) [1]
6.18 (VT) [1]
6.74 (G) [2]
B-V Color (mag):1.31
Right ascension:21h36m02s [2]
Declination:+45°22'28" [2]
Distance:201.5 parsec
657.0 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):63.2 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):90.4°
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-0.48

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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