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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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22 Cygni

Above the horizon.  Rise: 13:45 | Tran: 1:34 | Set: 13:19
Altitude: 62.2°   Azimuth: 103.8°   Direction: East-South-East

22 Cygni is a sub-giant star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Cygnus.

22 Cygni visual magnitude is 4.94. Because of its moderate brightness, 22 Cygni is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

22 Cygni is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of 22 Cygni star
DSS2 image of 22 Cygni. The red arrow shows the motion of 22 Cygni during the next 100000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

19h 56m 44s
+38° 33’ 10”

J2000 Coordinates

19h 55m 51s
+38° 29’ 12”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 22 Cygni star
Simplified finder chart for 22 Cygni.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 22 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 22 Cygni. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

22 Cygni is distant 1,202.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

369.00 pc
1,202.95 ly
-30 km/s
0.002 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 22 Cygni rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 51.5°
Max altitude: 77.0°
Azimuth: 308.5°