RS Cygni
DSS image of RS Cygni
Overlaid DSS image of RS Cygni, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around RS Cygni
RS Cyg, BD+38 3957, HD 192443, SAO 69636, CCCS 2880, GSC 03151-00539, HIP 99653

Type  Carbon Star
Magnitude  6.5
RA (2000)  20h 13' 23.8"
Dec (2000)  38° 43' 44" N
Constellation  Cygnus
Classification  C-N5.5
Observing Notes

Steve Coe

Period 417 days; 6.5-9.3m; just NE of Crescent Nebula

- SAC Red Star Database
Other Data Sources for RS Cygni
Nearby objects for RS Cygni
Acknowledgements and Credits...

Drawings, descriptions and CCD photos are copyright Andrew Cooper unless otherwise noted, no usage without permission.

Positional and some physical information is from the NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) which is operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Additional object data from the SIMBAD database, operated at CDS, Strasbourg, France.

The Digitized Sky Survey was produced at the Space Telescope Science Institute under U.S. Government grant NAG W-2166. The images of these surveys are based on photographic data obtained using the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain and the UK Schmidt Telescope.

Dark nebulae data from E.E. Barnard, A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way. Ed. Edwin B. Frost and Mary R. Calvert. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1927

Object descriptions of Rev. Webb from Celestial Objects for Common Telescopes sixth edition, Rev. T.W. Webb, 1917, edited by Rev T.E.Espin.

NGC & IC object notes from Harold Corwin licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Additional supplementary material for NGC and IC catalog objects from Courtney Seligman with non-commercial use allowed, found at

RS Cygni