VX Andromedae
VX Andromedae
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VX Andromedae
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Exposures: RGB: 30/30/30 x 2m = 3hr
Processing: SGP,MaximDL,Gimp
Telescope: CFF132,STF-8300M,GM1000
Guider: LE80,LSX2,GSO2X
VX Andromedae is a carbon star in located in the Andromeda constellation.

VX Andromedae is the small red star in the middle of the image. This is a carbon star listed in SIMBAD as having the stellar type C-J4.5.

Visually, VX Andromedae has the characteristic deep red hue of a carbon star. At magnitude 7.8 the star it is too faint to be seen by the naked eye, so a telescope is required to observe this star.

VX Andromedae is estimated as being 622.3937 parsecs away, which is around 2029.976 light years from Earth.

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