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16 Cygni

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's Alternative Names

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

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

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

Location of 16 Cygni

The location of the star 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 star 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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Primary / Proper / Traditional Name16 Cygni
Alternative Names16 Cyg, 16 Cyg
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeMultiple Star System
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationCygnus
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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