137 Tauri is a variable star in the constellation of Taurus.
137 Tauri visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its reltive faintness, 137 Tauri should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 137 Tauri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 137 Tauri
137 Tauri is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 137 Tauri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 137 Tauri in the sky:
Visibility of 137 Tauri from your location
Today's 137 Tauri rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 137 Tauri
The image below is a photograph of 137 Tauri from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 137 Tauri is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 137 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement
137 Tauri is distant 515.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 137 Tauri
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 137 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.