63 Cygni is a variable and double supergiant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
63 Cygni visual magnitude is 4.55. Because of its moderate brightness, 63 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 63 Cygni:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 63 Cygni
63 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 63 Cygni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 63 Cygni in the sky:
Visibility of 63 Cygni from your location
63 Cygni is circumpolar and transits at 13:14 UTC (altitude: 86.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 63 Cygni
The image below is a photograph of 63 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 63 Cygni is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 63 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement
63 Cygni is distant 981.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 63 Cygni
63 Cygni belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 63 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
63 Cygni star system properties
63 Cygni is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 63 Cygni double sysyem: