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Theta Cygni

13 Cygni

Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationTheta Cygni
Flamsteed Number13 Cygni
HR (BSC)7469
Right Ascension19h 36m 27s
Declination+50° 13' 16"
Distance60 light years
18 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.5
Absolute: +3.2
Spectral ClassF4V bright yellow dwarf
Planets in this systemTheta Cygni b, gas giant (unconfirmed)
Optimum VisibilityJuly / August (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesAt the heart of the Theta Cygni system is a bright yellow dwarf star somewhat larger and more luminous than the Sun. It has a number of dwarf companion stars (not all of which are categorically identified, but Theta Cygni possibly has three companions, and perhaps as many as five). There are indications that the system may also contain a massive planetary body.


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