Deneb


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De·neb

 (dĕn′ĕb′)
n.
The brightest star in the constellation Cygnus, approximately 1,630 light years from Earth. Deneb is one of the stars that make up the Summer Triangle.

[Arabic ḏanab, tail; see ḏnb in Semitic roots.]

Deneb

(ˈdɛnɛb)
n
(Celestial Objects) the brightest star in the constellation Cygnus and one of the brightest but remotest stars in the night sky. Visual magnitude: 1.25; spectral type: A2I
[C19: from Arabic dhanab a tail]

Den•eb

(ˈdɛn ɛb)

n.
a first-magnitude star in the constellation Cygnus.
[1865-70; < Arabic dhanab a tail]

De·neb

(dĕn′ĕb′)
A bright star in the constellation Cygnus. It is a supergiant. See Note at Rigel.
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Noun1.Deneb - the brightest star in Cygnus
Cygnus - a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Pegasus and Draco in the Milky Way; contains a black hole
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The asterism of the summer triangle is gradually becoming well placed and is comprised of three bright stars (Altair, Deneb and Vega) forming a large triangle in the sky.
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The triangle is composed of the stars Vega, Deneb and Altair of the constellations Lyra ("lyre"), Aquila ("eagle"), and Cygnus ("swan"), respectively, according to the astronomical diary of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).
Stargazers will be having a nice time watching the night sky with the famous Summer Triangle of the stars Vega, Deneb and Altair of the constellations Lyra, Aquila and Cygnus, respectively, being well placed in the eastern horizon before midnight," it stated.
Deneb is the brightest star in which constellation?
It consists of (in decreasing brightness) Vega (in Lyra), Altair (in Aquila), and Deneb (in Cygnus).
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