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65 Andromedae

65 Andromedae is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

65 Andromedae visual magnitude is 4.71. Because of its moderate brightness, 65 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 65 Andromedae:

4.71
Giant
65 Andromedae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 12°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 65 Andromedae

65 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 65 Andromedae are provided in the following table:

02h 25m 37s
+50° 16’ 42”
137.95°
-9.83°
Andromeda

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 65 Andromedae in the sky:

Finder chart 65 Andromedae star
Simplified finder chart for 65 Andromedae.

Visibility of 65 Andromedae from your location

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

65 Andromedae is circumpolar and transits at 07:52 UTC (altitude: 88.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of 65 Andromedae

The image below is a photograph of 65 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 65 Andromedae is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 65 Andromedae star
DSS2 image of 65 Andromedae. The red arrow shows the motion of 65 Andromedae during the next 10000 years (4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 65 Andromedae from the Sun and relative movement

65 Andromedae is distant 344.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

105.71 pc
344.61 ly
-5 km/s
0.027 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 65 Andromedae

65 Andromedae belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.41
K4III
3749K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 65 Andromedae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 65 Andromedae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

65 Andromedae star system properties

65 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 65 Andromedae double sysyem:

4.71
10.41
5.7
191.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of 65 Andromedae

65 Andromedae
SAO23319
SAO23319