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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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ψ Andromedae (psi Andromedae)

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 21.05°   Az: 40.03°   Direction: North-East

ψ Andromedae is a multiple supergiant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Andromeda.

ψ Andromedae visual magnitude is 4.95. Because of its moderate brightness, ψ 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.

ψ Andromedae is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of ψ Andromedae (psi Andromedae) star
DSS2 image of ψ Andromedae. The red arrow shows the motion of ψ Andromedae during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

23h 47m 15s
+46° 33’ 23”
16h 03m 14s
15h 50m 29s

J2000

23h 46m 02s
+46° 25’ 13”

Galactic Coordinates

111.34°
-14.97°

Finder Chart

Finder chart ψ Andromedae (psi Andromedae) star
Simplified finder chart for ψ Andromedae (psi Andromedae).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.95
Supergiant

-3.07
G5I
4493K

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

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

Star System Properties

ψ 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 ψ Andromedae double sysyem:

4.95
8.95
4
184 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

ψ Andromedae is distant 1,309.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

401.61 pc
1,309.24 ly
-25 km/s
0.011 arcsec/y
-0.005 "/y

Alternative Designations

ψ Andromedae
(psi Andromedae)
20 Andromedae
SAO53355
SAO53355

Visibility from Your Location

ψ Andromedae (psi Andromedae) is circumpolar and transits at 04:13 UTC (altitude: 85.1°)