28 Andromedae is a variable and multiple giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
28 Andromedae visual magnitude is 5.23. Because of its reltive faintness, 28 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 28 Andromedae:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 28 Andromedae
28 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 28 Andromedae are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 28 Andromedae in the sky:
Visibility of 28 Andromedae from your location
Today's 28 Andromedae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 28 Andromedae
The image below is a photograph of 28 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 28 Andromedae is 0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.054 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 28 Andromedae from the Sun and relative movement
28 Andromedae is distant 185.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 28 Andromedae
28 Andromedae belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 28 Andromedae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
28 Andromedae star system properties
28 Andromedae is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 28 Andromedae double sysyem: