ι1 Cygni (iota1 Cygni)
ι1 Cygni is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.
ι1 Cygni visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, ι1 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 ι1 Cygni:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ι1 Cygni
ι1 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 ι1 Cygni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ι1 Cygni in the sky:
Visibility of ι1 Cygni from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
ι1 Cygni (iota1 Cygni) is circumpolar and transits at 03:01 UTC (altitude: 89.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of ι1 Cygni
The image below is a photograph of ι1 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 ι1 Cygni is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ι1 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement
ι1 Cygni is distant 361.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ι1 Cygni
ι1 Cygni belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ι1 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.