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

AX Cyg (C*)

Name: AX Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 19h57m12.51s / +44°15'40.0"
Info: v7.7-8.9mag (361d)
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°28'00.6"
Info: p10.2-12.0mag (459d)
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 5.0
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°34'02.9"
Info: B13.4-14.5mag
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.0+, 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°29'49.7"
Info: b12.3-14.5mag
In another source I found a visual brightness of about 8.5 to 8.8 mag, which seem to vary slowly.

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 5.0, 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°20'52.6"
Info: v9.1-15.1mag (588d)
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-04: Not seen.

NSV13579 (C*)

Name: NSV13579
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h10m37.82s / +33°21'58.6"
Info: p12.8-13.8mag
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.0+, 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°11'59.5"
Info: v6.1-14.4mag (426.45d)
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°43'44.5"
Info: v6.5-9.5mag (417.39d)
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°01'03.0"
Info: p10.8-12.4mag (263d)
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7+
2013-09-26: Evident due to deep orange.

ORANGE COLORED
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.0+, 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°58'54.4"
Info: v8.05-9.7mag (550d)
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 5.0
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°56'49.4"
Info: v8.5-10.3mag
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 5.0
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°52'17.2"
Info: b11.67-13.2mag (223d)
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°37'05.8"
Info: b10.2-11.9mag (118d)
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°53'39.1"
Info: v5.9-12.1mag (463.24d)
Very worthwile, easy to find and nice contrast to surrounding stars!

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 5.0
2014-06-09: Faint, but deep red/purple colored.

RED COLORED
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 5, NELM 5.5
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 5.8, 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

V Cyg (C*)

Name: V Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 20h41m18.27s / +48°08'28.8"
Info: v7.7-13.9mag (421.27d)
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7+
2013-09-26: Obviously orange colored. At 75x more reddish.
RED COLORED

V413 Cyg (C*)

Name: V413 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h55m05.23s / +54°29'01.6"
Info: p12.4-13.2mag
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-05: At 37x at best very slight orange, otherwise rather inconspicuous. At 80x similar view.

V460 Cyg (C*)

Name: V460 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h42m01.08s / +35°30'36.7"
Info: v5.57-6.5mag (180d)
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7+
2013-09-26: Quite bright, orange.
ORANGE COLORED

V577 Cyg (C*)

Name: V577 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h10m00.01s / +46°44'20.0"
Info: v10.3-11.0mag (479d)
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.0+, 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

V671 Cyg (C*)

Name: V671 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h50m15.13s / +47°48'01.4"
Info: p12.4-13.3mag
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-04: Slightly orange colored, somewhat evident, medium bright.
ORANGE COLORED

V1426 Cyg (C*)

Name: V1426 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h34m07.47s / +39°04'15.9"
Info: v10.8-13.7mag (470d)
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-05: Fairly bright and evident due to its intensive red coloring.
RED COLORED

V1666 Cyg (C*)

Name: V1666 Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h26m51.84s / +35°20'26.3"
Info: v10.9-12.9mag (376d)
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.0+, SQM-L 19.4
2016-10-04: Unfortunately too faint, not seen.

YY Cyg (C*)

Name: YY Cyg
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Cyg
Coordinates: 21h22m28.71s / +42°23'46.5"
Info: p12.1-13.2mag (388d)
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 5.0
2014-06-09: Seen with direct vision, quite faint, deep red to purple colored.
RED COLORED