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58 Andromedae

Altitude: 24.5°   Azimuth: 59.3°   Direction: East-North-East

58 Andromedae is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

58 Andromedae visual magnitude is 4.82. Because of its moderate brightness, 58 Andromedae should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about 58 Andromedae:


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

Altitude: 24.5°
Azimuth: 59.3°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 58 Andromedae

58 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 58 Andromedae are provided in the following table:

02h 08m 29s
+37° 51’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 58 Andromedae in the sky:

Finder chart 58 Andromedae star
Simplified finder chart for 58 Andromedae.

Visibility of 58 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 58 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: 52.1°
Max altitude: 76.4°
Azimuth: 307.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 58 Andromedae

The image below is a photograph of 58 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 58 Andromedae is 0.157 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.044 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 58 Andromedae star
DSS2 image of 58 Andromedae. The red arrow shows the motion of 58 Andromedae during the next 1000 years (2.62 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.73 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 58 Andromedae from the Sun and relative movement

58 Andromedae is distant 197.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

60.68 pc
197.82 ly
8 km/s
0.157 arcsec/year
-0.044 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 58 Andromedae

58 Andromedae belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 58 Andromedae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 58 Andromedae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 58 Andromedae

58 Andromedae