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RW Andromedae (S Star) Facts

RW Andromedae Facts

RW Andromedae's Alternative Names

The Id of the star in the Henry Draper catalogue is HD4489.

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

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

Location of RW Andromedae

The location of the S-Type 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 RW Andromedae, the location is 00h 47m 18.917 and +32° 41` 08.55 .

Radial Velocity and Proper Motion of RW Andromedae

Proper Motion

All stars like planets orbit round a central spot, in the case of planets, its the central star such as the Sun. In the case of a star, its the galactic centre. The constellations that we see today will be different than they were 50,000 years ago or 50,000 years from now. Proper Motion details the movements of these stars and are measured in milliarcseconds. The star is moving 0.10 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and 1.00 milliarcseconds/year east if we saw them in the horizon.

Radial Velocity

The Radial Velocity, that is the speed at which the star is moving away/towards the Sun is -15.00 km/s . When the value is negative then the star and the Sun are getting closer to one another, likewise, a positive number means that two stars are moving away. Its nothing to fear as the stars are so far apart, they won't collide in our life-time, if ever.

Physical Properties of RW Andromedae

RW Andromedae Colour and Temperature

RW Andromedae has a spectral type of S6/2e B.

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Primary / Proper / Traditional NameRW Andromedae
Alternative NamesRW And, HD 4489
Spectral TypeS6/2e B
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeS-Type Star
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationAndromeda
Right Ascension (R.A.)00h 47m 18.917
Declination (Dec.)+32° 41` 08.55
Proper Motion Dec.0.10 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.1.00 milliarcseconds/year
Radial Velocity-15.00 km/s

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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