V Andromedae

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Not to be confused with Andromeda V, ν Andromedae, or 5 Andromedae.
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V Andromedae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 00h 50m 06.3s[1]
Declination 35° 39′ 09″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 9.0 to 15.2[2]
Spectral type M2e[1]
Other designations
HD 4779, BD+34 123a [1]
Database references

V Andromedae is a variable star in the constellation of Andromeda. It is classified as a Mira variable, and varies from an apparent visual magnitude of 15.2 at minimum brightness to a magnitude of 9.0 at maximum brightness, with a period of approximately 256.4 days.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d V* V And -- Variable Star of Mira Cet type, database entry, SIMBAD. Accessed on line 2009-06-22.
  2. ^ a b V And, database entry, Combined General Catalog of Variable Stars (GCVS4.2, 2004 Ed.), N. N. Samus, O. V. Durlevich, et al., CDS ID II/250 Accessed on line 2009-06-22.