49 Cygni is a multiple bright giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
49 Cygni visual magnitude is 5.51. Because of its reltive faintness, 49 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 49 Cygni:
49 Cygni is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 49 Cygni
49 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 49 Cygni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 49 Cygni in the sky:
Visibility of 49 Cygni from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 49 Cygni rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 49 Cygni
The image below is a photograph of 49 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 49 Cygni is 0.007 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 49 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement
49 Cygni is distant 804.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 49 Cygni
49 Cygni belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 49 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
49 Cygni star system properties
49 Cygni is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 49 Cygni double sysyem: