Andromeda (constellation)

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Andromeda
Constellation
Andromeda
Abbreviation And[1]
Genitive Andromedae
Pronunciation
Seembolism Andromeda,
the Chained Woman[2]
Richt ascension 23h 25m 48.6945s–02h 39m 32.5149s[3] h
Declination 53.1870041°–21.6766376°[3]°
Aurie 722[4] sq. deg. (19t)
Main starns 16
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
65
Starns wi planets 12
Starns brichter than 3.00m 3
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 3
Brichtest starn α And (Alpheratz) (2.07m)
Nearest starn Ross 248[5]
(10.30 ly, 3.16 pc)
Messier objects 3[6]
Meteor showers Andromedids (Bielids)
Borderin
constellations
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −40°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o November.

Andromeda is ane o the 48 constellations leetit bi the 2nt-century Greco-Roman astronomer Ptolemy an remains ane o the 88 modren constellations.

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Coordinates: Sky map 00h 46m 00s, +37° 00′ 00″