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37 Eridani

37 Eridani is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

37 Eridani visual magnitude is 5.44. Because of its reltive faintness, 37 Eridani 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 Eridani:

5.44
Giant
37 Eridani is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 3°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 37 Eridani

37 Eridani 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 Eridani are provided in the following table:

04h 10m 22s
-06° 55’ 26”
199.19°
-38.76°
Eridanus

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

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

Visibility of 37 Eridani from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 96.9°
Max altitude: 31.6°
Azimuth: 263.1°
37 Eridani is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 37 Eridani

The image below is a photograph of 37 Eridani 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 Eridani is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 37 Eridani star
DSS2 image of 37 Eridani. The red arrow shows the motion of 37 Eridani during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 37 Eridani from the Sun and relative movement

37 Eridani is distant 376.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

115.61 pc
376.88 ly
-10 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 37 Eridani

37 Eridani belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.13
G8III
4892K

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

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

Alternative designations of 37 Eridani

SAO131001
SAO131001