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16 Cygni

16 Cygni Facts

  • 16 Cygni is a multiple star system that can be located in the constellation of Cygnus. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • 16 Cygni is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.

16 Cygni's Alternative Names

16 Cygni has alternative name(s) :- 16 Cyg.

Flamsteed designations are named after the creator, Sir John Flamsteed. Sir John named the stars in the constellation with a number and its latin name, this star's Flamsteed designation is 16 Cygni. The Flamsteed name can be shortened to 16 Cyg.

More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .

Location of 16 Cygni

The location of the multiple star system in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For 16 Cygni, the location is 19h 41m 49.09 and +50° 31` 31.6 .

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Additional 16 Cygni Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional Name16 Cygni
Alternative Names16 Cyg, 16 Cyg
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeMultiple Star System
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)19h 41m 49.09
Declination (Dec.)+50° 31` 31.6
Associated / Clustered Stars16 Cygni A
16 Cygni B

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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