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Deneb - White, Hot Supergiant
What's in a Name:|| Arabic for "tail" because it is located in the tail of the Cygnus, the Swan.
|Claim to Fame:|| 19th brightest star in the sky (apparent visual magnitude = 1.3)
|Type of Star:|| White Supergiant (A2 1a Spectral Class)
|How Far Away:|| 1800 light years away
|How Big:|| 60 times the sun's diameter, 30 times the sun's mass
|How Bright:|| 60,000 times the sun's visible luminosity (Mv =-7.2)
|Where to View:|| Located in Cygnus the Swan, also called the Northern Cross (Star Map).
|When to View:|| June through November from northern middle latitudes.
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