26 Cygni

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26 Cygni
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Cygnus
Right ascension 20h 01m 21.56281s [1]
Declination +50° 06′ 16.9000″ [1]
Spectral type K1Iab

26 Cygni is a star in the constellation Cygnus. Its apparent magnitude is 5.06. Located around 133 parsecs (430 ly) distant, it is a red supergiant of spectral type K1Iab,[1] a massive star that has used up its core hydrogen and is now expanding and fusing heavier elements.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "e Cygni". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 10 January 2014.