- Carbon & Red Stars (Cyg) -

On this page I will present some carbon and red stars, which are particularly apparent due to their color.

And (7) Cas (11) Cyg (22) Lac (5) Per (15) UMa (6)
Aql (2) Cep (8) Del (2) Leo (1) Psc (2) UMi (1)
Aur (12) CMi (2) Dra (3) Lep (1) Sct (1) Vir (2)
Boo (1) Cnc (2) Gem (17) Lyr (3) Ser (1) Vul (6)
Cam (4) CrB (1) Her (2) Ori (5) Sgr (2)
Cap (2) CVn (6) Hya (2) Peg (3) Tau (9)

AX Cyg (C*)

Name: AX Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 19h57m12.51s / +44°15'40.04"
Brightness: 7m7-8m9 (361d)
Robert Zebahl
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 7+
2013-09-27: Directly seen, deep orange.
ORANGE COLORED

AZ Cyg (*)

Name: AZ Cyg
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 20h57m59.45s / +46°28'00.62"
Brightness: p10m2-12m0 (459d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 5m0
2014-06-09: Deep orange, at few moments slightly reddish. Visible with direct vision.
ORANGE COLORED

LQ Cyg (C*)

Name: LQ Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h46m38.68s / +52°34'02.88"
Brightness: b13m4-14m5
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 6, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-05: At 37x rather faint, appeared orange. At 80x occasionally deep orange colored, medium bright, but moderately conspicuous.
ORANGE COLORED

LW Cyg (C*)

Name: LW Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h55m13.77s / +50°29'49.73"
Brightness: b12m3-14m5
In another source I found a visual brightness of about 8.5 to 8.8 mag, which seem to vary slowly.

Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 5
2014-01-01: At 37x moderately bright, very colorful, reddish, evident. At 100x purple colored.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 41x, Bortle 7, NELM 5m0, SQM-L 18.6
2015-07-01: Observation at full moon. At 25x light red, rather faint. At 41x obviously red colored.
RED COLORED

LX Cyg (C*)

Name: LX Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h55m57.03s / +48°20'52.57"
Brightness: 9m1-15m1 (588d)
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 6, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-04: Not seen.

NSV 13579 (C*)

Name: NSV13579
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h10m37.82s / +33°21'58.59"
Brightness: p12m8-13m8
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 6, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-05: At 37x moderately bright, slightly orange colored, less evident. At 80x almost the same view.
ORANGE COLORED

R Cyg (*)

Name: R Cyg
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 19h36m49.38s / +50°11'59.46"
Brightness: 6m1-14m4 (426.45d)
Robert Zebahl
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 6
2013-07-31: Obviously deep orange colored, almost reddish.

ORANGE COLORED
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 5
2013-07-28: Reddish, bright.
RED COLORED

RS Cyg (C*)

Name: RS Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 20h13m23.66s / +38°43'44.47"
Brightness: 6m5-9m5 (417.39d)
Robert Zebahl
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 6
2013-07-04: Forms with a brighter and fainter star an obtuse triangle. Obviously orange colored. Despite the color index of 2.86 it appears less reddish than U Lyr or S Cep with a similar color index.

ORANGE COLORED
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4
2013-07-07: Deep orange colored.
ORANGE COLORED

RV Cyg (C*)

Name: RV Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h43m16.33s / +38°01'02.97"
Brightness: p10m8-12m4 (263d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7+
2013-09-26: Evident due to deep orange.

ORANGE COLORED
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 6, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-05: Quite evident, bright, obviously orange colored.
ORANGE COLORED

RW Cyg (*)

Name: RW Cyg
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 20h28m50.59s / +39°58'54.43"
Brightness: 8m1-9m7 (550d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 5m0
2014-06-09: At 28x moderately bright, orange. At 75x deep orange, sometimes slightly red.
ORANGE COLORED

RY Cyg (C*)

Name: RY Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 20h10m23.42s / +35°56'49.42"
Brightness: 8m5-10m3
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 5m0
2014-06-09: Moderately bright, orange to slightly reddish colored.
ORANGE COLORED

SV Cyg (C*)

Name: SV Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 20h09m30.09s / +47°52'17.19"
Brightness: b11m7-13m2 (223d)
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 5
2014-01-01: Obviously red colored.
RED COLORED

TT Cyg (C*)

Name: TT Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 19h40m57.02s / +32°37'05.76"
Brightness: b10m2-11m9 (118d)
Robert Zebahl
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 7+
2013-09-27: Orange colored.
ORANGE COLORED

U Cyg (C*)

Name: U Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 20h19m36.60s / +47°53'39.09"
Brightness: 5m9-12m1 (463.24d)
Very worthwile, easy to find and nice contrast to surrounding stars!

Robert Zebahl
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 6
2013-07-31: Deep red. Very nive view! Evident. Magnitude estimated at about 10.0m.

RED COLORED
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 5m0
2014-06-09: Faint, but deep red/purple colored.

RED COLORED
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 5, NELM 5m5
2014-05-31: Moderately bright, red colored. Very good contrast to its brighter neighbour-star.

RED COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 33x, Bortle 5, NELM 5m8, SQM-L 20.7
2015-07-19: Relatively faint, deep orange to slightly red.

ORANGE COLORED
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 19.5
2016-07-07: At 25x intensive orange coloring, occasionally slight reddish. Similar view at 41x.

ORANGE COLORED
102mm f/11, 28x, Bortle 6+, SQM-L 19.4
2019-08-22: Extremely rewarding. Deep red with very nice contrast to neighbouring star.

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RED COLORED

V 413 Cyg (C*)

Name: V413 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h55m05.23s / +54°29'01.60"
Brightness: p12m4-13m2
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 6, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-05: At 37x at best very slight orange, otherwise rather inconspicuous. At 80x similar view.

V 460 Cyg (C*)

Name: V460 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h42m01.08s / +35°30'36.73"
Brightness: 5m6-6m5 (180d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7+
2013-09-26: Quite bright, orange.
ORANGE COLORED

V 577 Cyg (C*)

Name: V577 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h10m00.01s / +46°44'20.00"
Brightness: 10m3-11m0 (479d)
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 6, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-05: Medium bright, slightly orange, less evident. Located within in a curved chain of overall three stars.
ORANGE COLORED

V 671 Cyg (C*)

Name: V671 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h50m15.13s / +47°48'01.44"
Brightness: p12m4-13m3
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 6, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-04: Slightly orange colored, somewhat evident, medium bright.
ORANGE COLORED

V 1426 Cyg (C*)

Name: V1426 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h34m07.47s / +39°04'15.93"
Brightness: 10m8-13m7 (470d)
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 6, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-05: Fairly bright and evident due to its intensive red coloring.
RED COLORED

V 1666 Cyg (C*)

Name: V1666 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h26m51.84s / +35°20'26.30"
Brightness: 10m9-12m9 (376d)
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 6, NELM 5m0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-04: Unfortunately too faint, not seen.

V Cyg (C*)

Name: V Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 20h41m18.27s / +48°08'28.84"
Brightness: 7m7-13m9 (421.27d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7+
2013-09-26: Obviously orange colored. At 75x more reddish.
RED COLORED

YY Cyg (C*)

Name: YY Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h22m28.71s / +42°23'46.47"
Brightness: p12m1-13m2 (388d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 5m0
2014-06-09: Seen with direct vision, quite faint, deep red to purple colored.
RED COLORED