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ψ Cygni (psi Cygni)

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 61.79°   Az: 69.32°   Direction: East-North-East

ψ Cygni is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class A4 in the constellation of Cygnus.

ψ Cygni visual magnitude is 4.92. Because of its moderate brightness, ψ Cygni is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of ψ Cygni (psi Cygni) star
DSS2 image of ψ Cygni. The red arrow shows the motion of ψ Cygni during the next 10000 years (-6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

19h 56m 15s
+52° 30’ 18”
20h 53m 34s
16h 49m 50s

J2000

19h 55m 37s
+52° 26’ 20”

Galactic Coordinates

86.11°
12.21°

Finder Chart

Finder chart ψ Cygni (psi Cygni) star
Simplified finder chart for ψ Cygni (psi Cygni).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.92
Main-sequence

0.19
A4V
8839K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where ψ Cygni is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of ψ Cygni. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

ψ Cygni is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the ψ Cygni double sysyem:

4.92
7.22
2.3
3.1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ψ Cygni is distant 288.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

88.50
288.50
-10 km/s
-0.037 arcsec/y
-0.03"/y

Alternative Designations

ψ Cygni
(psi Cygni)
SAO32114
SAO32114

Visibility from Your Location

ψ Cygni (psi Cygni) is circumpolar and transits at 23:47 UTC (altitude: 89.0°)