ω1 Cygni (omega1 Cygni)
ω1 Cygni is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Cygnus.
ω1 Cygni visual magnitude is 4.95. Because of its moderate brightness, ω1 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 ω1 Cygni:
ω1 Cygni (omega1 Cygni) is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of ω1 Cygni
ω1 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 ω1 Cygni are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of ω1 Cygni in the sky:
Visibility of ω1 Cygni from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
ω1 Cygni (omega1 Cygni) is circumpolar and transits at 03:25 UTC (altitude: 87.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of ω1 Cygni
The image below is a photograph of ω1 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 ω1 Cygni is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of ω1 Cygni from the Sun and relative movement
ω1 Cygni is distant 869.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of ω1 Cygni
ω1 Cygni belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where ω1 Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
ω1 Cygni star system properties
ω1 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 ω1 Cygni double sysyem: