ι2 Cygni (iota2 Cygni)
ι2 Cygni is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.
ι2 Cygni visual magnitude is 3.79. Because of its moderate brightness, ι2 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 ι2 Cygni:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ι2 Cygni
ι2 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 ι2 Cygni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ι2 Cygni in the sky:
Visibility of ι2 Cygni from your location
ι2 Cygni (iota2 Cygni) is circumpolar and transits at 14:17 UTC (altitude: 89.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of ι2 Cygni
The image below is a photograph of ι2 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 ι2 Cygni is 0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.13 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ι2 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement
ι2 Cygni is distant 122.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ι2 Cygni
ι2 Cygni belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ι2 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.