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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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41 Cygni

Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:15 | Tran: 3:26 | Set: 12:32
Altitude: -7.4°   Azimuth: 349.0°   Direction: North

41 Cygni is a variable bright giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Cygnus.

41 Cygni visual magnitude is 4.01. Because of its moderate brightness, 41 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 41 Cygni

Finder chart 41 Cygni star
Simplified finder chart for 41 Cygni.

41 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 41 Cygni are provided in the following table:

20h 29m 23s
+30° 22’ 06”
Image of 41 Cygni star
DSS2 image of 41 Cygni. The red arrow shows the motion of 41 Cygni during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 41 Cygni

Bright giant

and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 41 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 41 Cygni. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 41 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement

41 Cygni is distant 758.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

232.56 pc
758.14 ly
-18 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 41 Cygni


Visibility of 41 Cygni from your location

Today's 41 Cygni rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 59.6°
Max altitude: 68.9°
Azimuth: 300.4°