Cygnus (constellation)

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Cygnus
Constellation
Cygnus
Abbreviation Cyg
Genitive Cygni
Seembolism the Swan or The Northren Cross
Richt ascension 20.62 h
Declination +42.03°
Quadrant NQ4
Aurie 804 sq. deg. (16t)
Main starns 9
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
84
Starns wi planets 97
Starns brichter than 3.00m 4
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 1
Brichtest starn Deneb (α Cyg) (1.25m)
Nearest starn 61 Cyg
(11.36 ly, 3.48 pc)
Messier objects 2
Meteor showers October Cygnids
Kappa Cygnids
Borderin
constellations
Cepheus
Draco
Lyra
Vulpecula
Pegasus
Lacerta
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −40°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o September.

Cygnus /ˈsɪɡnəs/ is a northren constellation lyin on the plane o the Milky Way, derivin its name frae the Laitinised Greek wird for swan.

Coordinates: Sky map 20h 37m 12s, +42° 01′ 48″