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BH Cygni Facts

BH Cygni's Alternative Names

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

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

Location of BH 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 object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For BH Cygni, the location is 21h 18m 57.62 and +41° 53` 37.2 .

Physical Properties (Colour) of BH Cygni

BH Cygni Colour and Temperature

BH Cygni has a spectral type of M5 D. This means the star is a red star.

Variable Type of BH Cygni

The star is a pulsating Omicron Ceti variable type which means that its size changes over time. The Variable Type is usually named after the first star of that type to be spotted.

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Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameBH Cygni
Alternative NamesBH Cyg
Spectral TypeM5 D
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
ColourRed
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationCygnus
Right Ascension (R.A.)21h 18m 57.62
Declination (Dec.)+41° 53` 37.2

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Variable Star Details


Variable Star ClassPulsating
Variable Star TypeOmicron Ceti

Sources and Links


Sourcehttp://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id?Ident=bh%20cygni

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