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]
Apparent magnitude (V) 5.12[2]
Distance 434[1] ly
(133 pc)
Spectral type G8 III[3]
Other designations
e Cygni, HR 7660, HIP 98571, HD 190147, BD+49°3158, ADS 13278, WDS J20014+5006, 2MASS J20012157+5006167
Database references

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 giant of spectral type G8, a massive star that has used up its core hydrogen and left the main sequence.


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  2. ^ Fernie, J. D. (1983). "New UBVRI photometry for 900 supergiants". Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. 52: 7. Bibcode:1983ApJS...52....7F. doi:10.1086/190856. 
  3. ^ Abt, Helmut A. (2008). "Visual Multiples. IX. MK Spectral Types". The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series. 176: 216–217. Bibcode:2008ApJS..176..216A. doi:10.1086/525529.