Cygnus

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Cygnus is the Latin word for swan, the romanized form of the ancient Greek κύκνος (kyknos) "swan". It may refer to:

Biology[edit]

Mythology[edit]

  • Cycnus, one of a number of characters in Greek Mythology

Astronomy[edit]

  • Cygnus (constellation), a northern constellation and one of Ptolemy's 48 constellations, named after a character in Greek Mythology
    • Cygnus A, the first and brightest radio galaxy, located within the constellation Cygnus
    • Cygnus X-1, a binary system located within the constellation Cygnus, containing a black hole
    • Cygnus X-3, a binary system located within the constellation Cygnus, containing a compact object which is a strange star candidate

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