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A blue-white supergiant star 1,600 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus. It is the constellation’s brightest star and the most-distant bright star visible to the unaided eye. It forms one point of the large Summer Triangle.

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Christmas Skies A star that does double duty December 25, 2017

Deneb Circling around a giant star August 2, 2016

Deceptive Giant A star that’s more impressive than it looks June 26, 2015

Two Ways to Die Two ways to make a supernova June 14, 2015

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Current and future pole stars

Moving On July 23, 2012