28 Cygni is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.
28 Cygni visual magnitude is 4.93. Because of its moderate brightness, 28 Cygni should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 28 Cygni:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 28 Cygni
28 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 28 Cygni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 28 Cygni in the sky:
Visibility of 28 Cygni from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 28 Cygni
The image below is a photograph of 28 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 28 Cygni is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 28 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement
28 Cygni is distant 860.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 28 Cygni
28 Cygni belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 28 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.