37 Cancri is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cancer.
37 Cancri visual magnitude is 6.53. Because of its reltive faintness, 37 Cancri 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 Cancri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 37 Cancri
37 Cancri 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 Cancri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 37 Cancri in the sky:
Visibility of 37 Cancri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 37 Cancri
The image below is a photograph of 37 Cancri 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 Cancri is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 37 Cancri from the Sun and relative movement
37 Cancri is distant 373.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 37 Cancri
37 Cancri belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 37 Cancri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.