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14 Cygni

14 Cygni is a giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.

14 Cygni visual magnitude is 5.4. Because of its reltive faintness, 14 Cygni should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about 14 Cygni:

5.4
Giant
14 Cygni is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 15°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 14 Cygni

14 Cygni is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 14 Cygni are provided in the following table:

19h 39m 26s
+42° 49’ 05”
76.16°
10.03°
Cygnus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 14 Cygni in the sky:

Finder chart 14 Cygni star
Simplified finder chart for 14 Cygni.

Visibility of 14 Cygni from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

14 Cygni is circumpolar and transits at 19:05 UTC (altitude: 81.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 14 Cygni

The image below is a photograph of 14 Cygni from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 14 Cygni is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 14 Cygni star
DSS2 image of 14 Cygni. The red arrow shows the motion of 14 Cygni during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 14 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement

14 Cygni is distant 684.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

210.08 pc
684.87 ly
-28 km/s
0.022 arcsec/year
0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 14 Cygni

14 Cygni belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.21
B9III
11247K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 14 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 14 Cygni. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 14 Cygni

SAO48691
SAO48691