Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Crux ←     Cygnus: The Swan     → Delphinus

(possessive form Cygni, abbreviation Cyg) Link for sharing this page on Facebook
Cygnus is one of the 48 ancient constellations recorded by Ptolemy.

Historical Maps of Cygnus
From Bayer's 1603 Uranometria
(Image Credit and © Tartu Observatory Virtual Museum; used by permission)
Portion of Bayer's Uranometria showing the region near Cygnus

From Bode's 1801 Uranographia
(Image Credit and © Tartu Observatory Virtual Museum; used by permission)
Portion of Bode's Uranographia showing the region near Cygnus

Modern Map of Cygnus
Modified version of Wikimedia Commons map by Torsten Bronger
Wikimedia Commons map of Cygnus

Constellations Bordering Cygnus
(to be added during the next iteration of this page)

Stars in Cygnus
     Stars that have common names often have multiple names, so the common names shown (if any) cannot be considered authoritative. Right ascension and declination are given in 2000.0 coordinates.

α Cyg (Deneb)

β Cyg (Albireo)

γ Cyg

δ Cyg

ε Cyg

ζ Cyg

η Cyg
Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Crux ←     Cygnus: The Swan     → Delphinus