W Andromedae

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W Andromedae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 02h 17m 32.9606s[1]
Declination 44° 18′ 17.766″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.7 to 14.6[2]
Spectral type M7:p S[1]
Other designations
HD 14028, BD+43 461a, HIP 10687[1]
Database references

W Andromedae is a variable star in the constellation of Andromeda. It is classified as a Mira variable of S-type star,[3] and varies from an apparent visual magnitude of 14.6 at minimum brightness to a magnitude of 6.7 at maximum brightness, with a period of approximately 397.3 days.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d V* W And -- Variable Star of Mira Cet type, database entry, SIMBAD. Accessed on line 2009-06-22.
  2. ^ a b W 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.
  3. ^ [1] International Variable Star Index, Accessed 2012-01-19