71 Cygni

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71 Cygni
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Cygnus
Right ascension 21h 29m 26.94981s [1]
Declination +46° 32′ 26.1029″ [1]
Spectral type K0III

71 Cygni is a star in the constellation Cygnus. Its apparent magnitude is 5.23. Located around 66.45 parsecs (216.7 ly) distant, it is a red giant of spectral type K0III,[1] a star that has used up its core hydrogen and is expanding.

References[edit]

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