Cygnus is the Latin word for swan, the romanized form of the ancient Greek κύκνος (kyknos) "swan". It may refer to:

  • Cycnus, one of a number of characters in Greek Mythology
  • Cygnus (constellation), a northern constellation and one of Ptolemy's 48 constellations, named after a character in Greek Mythology
    • Cygnus A, the first and brightest radio galaxy, located within the constellation Cygnus
    • Cygnus X-1, a binary system located within the constellation Cygnus, containing a black hole
      • Cygnus X-1 duology, a pair of epic songs by the Canadian progressive rock band Rush
    • Cygnus X-3, a binary system located within the constellation Cygnus, containing a compact object which is a strange star candidate
  • Cygnus Hyōga, a character in the manga and anime Saint Seiya
  • Cygnus (genus), the genus of most swans
  • "Cygnus...Vismund Cygnus", a song from The Mars Volta album Frances the Mute
  • U.S.S. Cygnus, Dr. Reinhardt's ship in the 1979 Walt Disney movie The Black Hole
  • Cygnus Alpha, a prison planet and episode of the British science fiction show Blake's 7
  • Cygnus Black, a character from the Harry Potter novels, a father of Bellatrix Lestrange, Andromeda Tonks and Narcissa Malfoy
  • Cygnus Business Media, a U.S.-based business-to-business publishing company
  • Cygnus Solutions, a company that provided commercial support for free software and the original developer of Cygwin
  • Cygnus (spacecraft), a space vehicle under development by Orbital Sciences Corporation and Thales Alenia Space
  • Gestair Cargo, formerly Cygnus Air, Spanish cargo airline

Other articles related to "cygnus":

Cygnus Inc
... Cygnus, Inc ... Cygnus did not resolve these technical feasibility issues and was unable to replace the standard glucose monitoring device that was on the market ... Second, Cygnus lacked an effective managed care resources group ...
Cygnus X-1 (disambiguation)
... Cygnus X-1 is an X-ray source in the constellation Cygnus ... Cygnus X-1 may also refer to "Cygnus X-1" (song), a two-part song by the band Rush "Cygnus X-1", a song by Alarum "Cygnus X-1", a song by Bethany Curve from the album ...
Cygnus Inc - Failed Deal With Sankyo
... Cygnus's troubled relationship with Sankyo Pharmaceutical began on an optimistic note in November 2001 when the two companies signed a co-promotion agreement for marketing the newly approved GlucoWatch ... Meanwhile, Cygnus was responsible with the marketing, distribution, customer service, along with the R D, regulatory, and clinical activities ... Sankyo promised to pay $10 million to Cygnus as milestone payments ...
Cygnus OB2-12
... Cygnus OB2 #12 is an extremely bright blue hypergiant with an absolute bolometric magnitude (all electromagnetic radiation) of −10.9, among the most luminous stars known ... of the Cyg OB2 Association, a cluster of young massive stars about 5000 light years away in Cygnus, and resides in a region of the Galaxy from which visible light is ... Cygnus OB2 #12 is a candidate Luminous Blue Variable star or LBV ...