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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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59 Cygni

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 83.7°   Azimuth: 234.2°   Direction: South-West

59 Cygni is a variable and multiple star of spectral class B1 in the constellation of Cygnus.

59 Cygni visual magnitude is 4.74. Because of its moderate brightness, 59 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 59 Cygni

Finder chart 59 Cygni star
Simplified finder chart for 59 Cygni.

59 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 59 Cygni are provided in the following table:

20h 59m 49s
+47° 31’ 15”
Image of 59 Cygni star
DSS2 image of 59 Cygni. The red arrow shows the motion of 59 Cygni during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 59 Cygni



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 59 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 59 Cygni. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

59 Cygni star system properties

59 Cygni is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 59 Cygni double sysyem:

20.1 arcsec

Distance of 59 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement

59 Cygni is distant 1,124.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

344.83 pc
1,124.14 ly
1 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 59 Cygni


Visibility of 59 Cygni from your location

59 Cygni is circumpolar and transits at 03:24 UTC (altitude: 86.0°)