18 Andromedae is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.
18 Andromedae visual magnitude is 5.3. Because of its reltive faintness, 18 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 18 Andromedae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 18 Andromedae
18 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 18 Andromedae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 18 Andromedae in the sky:
Visibility of 18 Andromedae from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
18 Andromedae is circumpolar and transits at 11:08 UTC (altitude: 89.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of 18 Andromedae
The image below is a photograph of 18 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 18 Andromedae is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 18 Andromedae from the Sun and relative movement
18 Andromedae is distant 389.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 18 Andromedae
18 Andromedae belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 18 Andromedae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.