12 Andromedae is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.
12 Andromedae visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, 12 Andromedae should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 12 Andromedae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 12 Andromedae
12 Andromedae is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 12 Andromedae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 12 Andromedae in the sky:
Visibility of 12 Andromedae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 12 Andromedae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 12 Andromedae
The image below is a photograph of 12 Andromedae from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 12 Andromedae is 0.13 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 12 Andromedae from the Sun and relative movement
12 Andromedae is distant 138.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 12 Andromedae
12 Andromedae belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 12 Andromedae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
12 Andromedae star system properties
12 Andromedae is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 12 Andromedae double sysyem: