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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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59 Andromedae

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 7.7°   Azimuth: 328.3°   Direction: North-North-West

59 Andromedae is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Andromeda.

59 Andromedae visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its faintness, 59 Andromedae is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 59 Andromedae

Finder chart 59 Andromedae star
Simplified finder chart for 59 Andromedae.

59 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 59 Andromedae are provided in the following table:

02h 10m 53s
+39° 02’ 35”
139.38°
-21.28°
Andromeda
Image of 59 Andromedae star
DSS2 image of 59 Andromedae. The red arrow shows the motion of 59 Andromedae during the next 10000 years (-1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 59 Andromedae

6.1
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.48
A1V
11092K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 59 Andromedae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 59 Andromedae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

59 Andromedae star system properties

59 Andromedae is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 59 Andromedae double sysyem:

6.1
6.9
0.8
16.2 arcsec

Distance of 59 Andromedae from the Sun and relative movement

59 Andromedae is distant 1,697.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

520.83 pc
1,697.92 ly
15 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 59 Andromedae

59 Andromedae
SAO55331
SAO55331

Visibility of 59 Andromedae from your location

59 Andromedae is circumpolar and transits at 08:34 UTC (altitude: 77.6°)