ν Cygni (nu Cygni)
ν Cygni is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cygnus.
ν Cygni visual magnitude is 3.94. Because of its moderate brightness, ν 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 proper motion of ν Cygni is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about ν Cygni
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ν Cygni
ν 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 ν Cygni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ν Cygni in the sky:
Visibility of ν Cygni from your location
ν Cygni (nu Cygni) is circumpolar and transits at 10:41 UTC (altitude: 79.7°)
Distance of ν Cygni from the Sun and relative movement
ν Cygni is distant 355.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ν Cygni
ν 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 ν Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.