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32 Andromedae

Altitude: 65.0°   Azimuth: 106.3°   Direction: East-South-East

32 Andromedae is a giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

32 Andromedae visual magnitude is 5.33. Because of its reltive faintness, 32 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 32 Andromedae:


32 Andromedae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 65.0°
Azimuth: 106.3°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 32 Andromedae

32 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 32 Andromedae are provided in the following table:

00h 41m 07s
+39° 27’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 32 Andromedae in the sky:

Finder chart 32 Andromedae star
Simplified finder chart for 32 Andromedae.

Visibility of 32 Andromedae from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

32 Andromedae is circumpolar and transits at 19:39 UTC (altitude: 78.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 32 Andromedae

The image below is a photograph of 32 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 32 Andromedae is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 32 Andromedae star
DSS2 image of 32 Andromedae. The red arrow shows the motion of 32 Andromedae during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 32 Andromedae from the Sun and relative movement

32 Andromedae is distant 344.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

105.60 pc
344.24 ly
-5 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 32 Andromedae

32 Andromedae belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 32 Andromedae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 32 Andromedae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 32 Andromedae

32 Andromedae