Albireo2

Beta2 Cygni

Albireo

Distance (Light Years) 386 ± 26
Apparent Magnitude 3.05
Color (B-V)-0.1

Description of the Star

Albireo B is a blue B8Ve main sequence star. The spectral type indicates an effective temperature of 12,000 K, a diameter of three times that of the sun and 175 times the sun's luminosity.

The orbit of the B component around A has a period of 7270 years, with an orbital semimajor axis of about 62.90 sec of arc, corresponding to 0.12 ly at the distance of the star.

Other Designations For This Star


Flamsteed

6 Cygni

Hipparcos Identifier (HIP Number)


Harvard Revised (HR Number)

7418

Henry Draper Catalog (HD Number)

183914

Bonner Durchmusterung (BD Number)

BD+27 3411
Smithsonian Astrophysical
Observatory compendium (SAO Number)
87302

Fundamental Katalog (FK5 Number)

 

 


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