52 Cygni
DSS image of 52 Cygni
Overlaid DSS image of 52 Cygni, 60' x 60' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around 52 Cygni
52 Cyg
Σ 2726A, BD+30 4167, HD 197912, HR 7942, WDS J20456+3043A, SAO 70467, GSC 02687-02651, HIP 102453

Type  Binary Star
Magnitude  4.23
Right Ascension  20h 45' 39.8"  (2000)
Declination  30° 43' 11" N
Constellation  Cygnus
Description  Binary 4.23/9.53 5.9" @ 72°
Classification  K0IIIa
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Sep 7, 2021    Waikoloa, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 175x
Seeing: 7 Transparency: 6 Moon: 0%

Pale orange, a 10th magnitude companion visible 6" northeast, the star sits mid-stream in the Western Veil Nebula NGC 6960, visible as a ghostly band north to south in the field.

Gaia DR2 data shows matching parallax and comparable proper motion for the companion, likely a binary pair.
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52 Cygni