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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Deneb in Cygnus, Vega in Lyra, and Altair in Aquila are three stars which form up into a pattern known as the Summer Triangle.
Below it, hugging the horizon, is Vega in Lyra, while Deneb in Cygnus lies a bit higher and to the right.
Towards the south the bright star Deneb lies on the meridian at an altitude of more than 80[degrees] meaning that the Pelican and North American nebulae are well positioned for imaging.
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).
A total of 24,683 cattle were loaded on board breaking the previous record of 23,372 cattle set by the same vessel, previously named the MV Stella Deneb, in July 2008.
For the life of the planned four-and-a-half-year mission, Kepler will be aimed at the same 10 x 10 degree spot in the sky (between Deneb in Cygnus, and Vega in Lyra), continuously measuring the brightness of over 100 000 candidate stars, searching for planets that transit them.
During the day, the horizon squirms and undulates with dry heat; after sunset, a dry chill descends and the night sky emerges one star at a time: Vega, Arcturus, Deneb, Antares, Polaris.
Exploring what astronomic lore has to say about 15,000 BC, in the Paleolithic era when Deneb, the brightest star in Cygnus, was the Pole Star, The Cygnus Mystery probes the roots of the amazing physical and neurological transformation in humanity from beasts to fully conscious and complex psychological beings, a metamorphosis that happened almost overnight in geological terms.
First, Altair in Aquila at the bottom tip with Deneb in Cygnus further up and a little to the west, brightest of all, zero mag.
1998, Virtual Manufacturing for Design and Production, Proceeding of 1998 Deneb User Group, 1/1:1-4.