Titawin - υ Andromedae (upsilon Andromedae)
Titawin, also designated as υ Andromedae (upsilon Andromedae), is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.
Titawin visual magnitude is 4.09. Because of its moderate brightness, Titawin 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 Titawin:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Titawin
Titawin 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 Titawin are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Titawin in the sky:
Visibility of Titawin from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Titawin - υ Andromedae (upsilon Andromedae) is circumpolar and transits at 13:17 UTC (altitude: 79.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of Titawin
The image below is a photograph of Titawin 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 Titawin is -0.171 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.382 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Titawin from the Sun and relative movement
Titawin is distant 43.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Titawin
Titawin belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Titawin is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
Titawin star system properties
Titawin is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the Titawin double sysyem: