Andromeda, the Daughter of Cepheus (And)
The constellation of Andromeda, the Daughter of Cepheus, is best viewed in the Fall season during the month of November for mid-northern latitudes. It's brightest star is Alpheratz at magnitude 2.10. The boundary of the Andromeda constellation contains 19 stars that host known exoplanets.
The naked eye can generally see up to magnitude 6 (magnitude 8 with perfect eyes under ideal super dark-sky conditions).
- Daughter of Cepheus
- Constellation Family:
- Best Viewing Month*:
- Right Ascension (avg):
- 0h 34m
- Declination (avg):
- 39° 15'
- Brightest Star:
- Alpheratz (2.10m)
- Exoplanet Host Stars:
- Quadruple Stars:
- Triple Stars:
* For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.
** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed.
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