Azelfafage - π1 Cygni (pi1 Cygni)
Azelfafage, also designated as π1 Cygni (pi1 Cygni), is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
Azelfafage visual magnitude is 4.67. Because of its moderate brightness, Azelfafage 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 Azelfafage:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Azelfafage
Azelfafage 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 Azelfafage are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Azelfafage in the sky:
Visibility of Azelfafage from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Azelfafage - π1 Cygni (pi1 Cygni) is circumpolar and transits at 05:12 UTC (altitude: 89.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of Azelfafage
The image below is a photograph of Azelfafage 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 Azelfafage is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Azelfafage from the Sun and relative movement
Azelfafage is distant 1,680.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Azelfafage
Azelfafage belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Azelfafage is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.