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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.

Radio Programs

Deneb Circling around a giant star June 25, 2023

Double Duty A star pulls double duty January 16, 2022

Northern Cross A graceful bird changes identity December 25, 2020

Future North Poles Lining up the North Stars July 18, 2020

More Deneb So many targets, so little time August 7, 2019

Deneb Getting to know a bright giant August 6, 2019

Cygnus The impressive heart of the swan July 10, 2019

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