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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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60 Andromedae

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 14.2°   Azimuth: 326.9°   Direction: North-North-West

60 Andromedae is a variable giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Andromeda.

60 Andromedae visual magnitude is 4.83. Because of its moderate brightness, 60 Andromedae is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 60 Andromedae

Finder chart 60 Andromedae star
Simplified finder chart for 60 Andromedae.

60 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 60 Andromedae are provided in the following table:

02h 13m 13s
+44° 13’ 54”
Image of 60 Andromedae star
DSS2 image of 60 Andromedae. The red arrow shows the motion of 60 Andromedae during the next 10000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 60 Andromedae


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 60 Andromedae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 60 Andromedae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 60 Andromedae from the Sun and relative movement

60 Andromedae is distant 556.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 46 kilometers per second.

170.65 pc
556.31 ly
-46 km/s
-0.02 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 60 Andromedae

60 Andromedae

Visibility of 60 Andromedae from your location

60 Andromedae is circumpolar and transits at 08:13 UTC (altitude: 82.8°)