Deneb(redirected from Alpha Cygni)
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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.
(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]
a first-magnitude star in the constellation Cygnus.
[1865-70; < Arabic dhanab a tail]
A bright star in the constellation Cygnus. It is a supergiant. See Note at Rigel.