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43 Cygni

Altitude: 48.3°   Azimuth: 65.0°   Direction: East-North-East

43 Cygni is a dwarf star in the constellation of Cygnus.

43 Cygni visual magnitude is 5.69. Because of its reltive faintness, 43 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 43 Cygni:


43 Cygni is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 48.3°
Azimuth: 65.0°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 43 Cygni

43 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 43 Cygni are provided in the following table:

20h 27m 02s
+49° 22’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 43 Cygni in the sky:

Finder chart 43 Cygni star
Simplified finder chart for 43 Cygni.

Visibility of 43 Cygni from your location

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

43 Cygni is circumpolar and transits at 20:01 UTC (altitude: 87.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 43 Cygni

The image below is a photograph of 43 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 43 Cygni is 0.071 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.06 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 43 Cygni star
DSS2 image of 43 Cygni. The red arrow shows the motion of 43 Cygni during the next 10000 years (11.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 43 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement

43 Cygni is distant 122.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

37.65 pc
122.74 ly
-20 km/s
0.071 arcsec/year
0.06 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 43 Cygni

43 Cygni belongs to spectral class F0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 43 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 43 Cygni. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 43 Cygni