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RU Andromedae

Primary Facts on RU Andromedae

RU Andromedae's Alternative Names

RU Andromedae has alternative name(s) :- RU And.

More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .

Location of RU Andromedae

The location of the star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For RU Andromedae, the location is 01h 38m 36.322 and +38 40 13.23 .

Physical Properties (Colour) of RU Andromedae

RU Andromedae has a spectral type of M6 D. This means the star is a red star.

Variable Type of RU Andromedae

The star is a pulsating Omicron Ceti variable type which means that its size changes over time. The Variable Type is usually named after the first star of that type to be spotted.

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Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameRU Andromedae
Alternative NamesRU And
Spectral TypeM6 D
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeStar
Colour red
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationAndromeda
Right Ascension (R.A.)01h 38m 36.322
Declination (Dec.)+38 40 13.23
Radial Velocity-42.80 km/s

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Variable Star Details


Variable Star ClassPulsating
Variable Star TypeOmicron Ceti

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