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47 Andromedae

Altitude: 27.6°   Azimuth: 296.8°   Direction: West-North-West

47 Andromedae is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

47 Andromedae visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, 47 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 47 Andromedae:


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

Altitude: 27.6°
Azimuth: 296.8°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 47 Andromedae

47 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 47 Andromedae are provided in the following table:

01h 23m 40s
+37° 42’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 47 Andromedae in the sky:

Finder chart 47 Andromedae star
Simplified finder chart for 47 Andromedae.

Visibility of 47 Andromedae from your location

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

Today's 47 Andromedae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.3°
Max altitude: 76.2°
Azimuth: 307.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 47 Andromedae

The image below is a photograph of 47 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 47 Andromedae is 0.083 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 47 Andromedae star
DSS2 image of 47 Andromedae. The red arrow shows the motion of 47 Andromedae during the next 10000 years (13.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 47 Andromedae from the Sun and relative movement

47 Andromedae is distant 211.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

64.81 pc
211.28 ly
13 km/s
0.083 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 47 Andromedae

47 Andromedae belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 47 Andromedae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 47 Andromedae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 47 Andromedae

47 Andromedae