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37 Aquilae

Altitude: -49.1°   Azimuth: 1.4°   Direction: North

37 Aquilae is a giant star in the constellation of Aquila.

37 Aquilae visual magnitude is 5.12. Because of its reltive faintness, 37 Aquilae 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 37 Aquilae:


37 Aquilae is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -49.1°
Azimuth: 1.4°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 37 Aquilae

37 Aquilae 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 37 Aquilae are provided in the following table:

19h 35m 07s
-10° 33’ 37”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 37 Aquilae in the sky:

Finder chart 37 Aquilae star
Simplified finder chart for 37 Aquilae.

Visibility of 37 Aquilae from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 37 Aquilae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 100.6°
Max altitude: 28.0°
Azimuth: 259.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 37 Aquilae

The image below is a photograph of 37 Aquilae 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 37 Aquilae is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 37 Aquilae star
DSS2 image of 37 Aquilae. The red arrow shows the motion of 37 Aquilae during the next 100000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 37 Aquilae from the Sun and relative movement

37 Aquilae is distant 444.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

136.24 pc
444.14 ly
-31 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 37 Aquilae

37 Aquilae belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 37 Aquilae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 37 Aquilae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 37 Aquilae