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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed Number11 Cygni
HR (BSC)7457
Right Ascension19h 35m 48s
Declination+36° 56' 40"
Distance631 light years
194 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +6.0
Absolute: -0.3
Spectral ClassB8Vne Blue Main Sequence Star
Optimum VisibilityJuly / August
Notes11 Cygni is a hot and massive blue star some three times the mass of the Sun and some four times its size. Nonetheless it is not a giant, but continues to burn hydrogen in its core, and so is classified as belonging to the main sequence.

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