Andromeda (constellation)

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Andromeda
Constellation
Andromeda
AbbreviationAnd[1]
GenitiveAndromedae
Pronunciation
SeembolismAndromeda,
the Chained Woman[2]
Richt ascension23h 25m 48.6945s–02h 39m 32.5149s[3] h
Declination53.1870041°–21.6766376°[3]°
Aurie722[4] sq. deg. (19t)
Main starns16
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
65
Starns wi planets12
Starns brichter than 3.00m3
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)3
Brichtest starnα And (Alpheratz) (2.07m)
Nearest starnRoss 248[5]
(10.30 ly, 3.16 pc)
Messier objects3[6]
Meteor showersAndromedids (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″