59 Cygni is a variable and multiple star in the constellation of Cygnus.
59 Cygni visual magnitude is 4.74. Because of its moderate brightness, 59 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 59 Cygni:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 59 Cygni in the sky:
Visibility of 59 Cygni from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
59 Cygni is circumpolar and transits at 09:01 UTC (altitude: 86.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 59 Cygni
The image below is a photograph of 59 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 59 Cygni is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of 59 Cygni
59 Cygni belongs to spectral class B1
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 59 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
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: