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37 Capricorni

Altitude: 11.5°   Azimuth: 215.0°   Direction: South-West

37 Capricorni is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Capricornus.

37 Capricorni visual magnitude is 5.69. Because of its reltive faintness, 37 Capricorni should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of 37 Capricorni is -0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 37 Capricorni star
DSS2 image of 37 Capricorni. The red arrow shows the motion of 37 Capricorni during the next 10000 years (-6.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 37 Capricorni


37 Capricorni is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 11.5°
Azimuth: 215.0°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 37 Capricorni

37 Capricorni 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 Capricorni are provided in the following table:

21h 34m 50s
-20° 05’ 03”

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

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

Visibility of 37 Capricorni 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 Capricorni 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: 110.1°
Max altitude: 18.4°
Azimuth: 249.9°

Distance of 37 Capricorni from the Sun and relative movement

37 Capricorni is distant 88.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

27.13 pc
88.44 ly
6 km/s
-0.037 arcsec/year
0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 37 Capricorni

37 Capricorni belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


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

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

Alternative designations of 37 Capricorni

37 Capricorni