30 Cygni is a variable and multiple giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
30 Cygni visual magnitude is 4.83. Because of its moderate brightness, 30 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 30 Cygni:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 30 Cygni
30 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 30 Cygni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 30 Cygni in the sky:
Visibility of 30 Cygni from your location
30 Cygni is circumpolar and transits at 11:58 UTC (altitude: 85.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 30 Cygni
The image below is a photograph of 30 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 30 Cygni is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 30 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement
30 Cygni is distant 716.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 30 Cygni
30 Cygni belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 30 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
30 Cygni star system properties
30 Cygni is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 30 Cygni double sysyem: