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Andromeda Constellation
Constellation Andromeda the Daughter of Cepheus

Andromeda, the Daughter of Cepheus (And)  

(an-DRAH-mih-duh)


The constellation of Andromeda, the Daughter of Cepheus, is best viewed in Fall during the month of November. It's brightest star is Alpheratz at magnitude 2.10. The boundary of the Andromeda constellation contains 19 stars that host known exoplanets.

Ross-248 (Gliese 905) is the 10th closest star to Earth at 10.3 light years.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. an-DRAH-mih-duh
      1. Meaning:
      2. Daughter of Cepheus
      1. Genitive:
      2. Andromedae
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. And
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Perseus
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. November
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 0h 34m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 39° 15'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpheratz  (2.10m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 19
      1. Quadruple star systems:
      2. 2
      1. Triple star systems:
      2. 8


    * 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 (and not at all in the opposite).



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