Nembus - 51 Andromedae
Nembus, also designated as 51 Andromedae , is a giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
Nembus visual magnitude is 3.57. Because of its moderate brightness, Nembus 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 Nembus:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Nembus
Nembus 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 Nembus are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Nembus in the sky:
Visibility of Nembus from your location
Nembus - 51 Andromedae is circumpolar and transits at 01:35 UTC (altitude: 87.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of Nembus
The image below is a photograph of Nembus 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 Nembus is 0.065 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.113 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Nembus from the Sun and relative movement
Nembus is distant 173.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Nembus
Nembus belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Nembus is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.