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37 Geminorum

Altitude: 56.0°   Azimuth: 129.1°   Direction: South-East

37 Geminorum is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Gemini.

37 Geminorum visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its reltive faintness, 37 Geminorum 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 Geminorum:


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

Altitude: 56.0°
Azimuth: 129.1°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 37 Geminorum

37 Geminorum is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 37 Geminorum are provided in the following table:

06h 55m 18s
+25° 22’ 32”

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

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

Visibility of 37 Geminorum 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 Geminorum 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: 64.6°
Max altitude: 63.9°
Azimuth: 295.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 37 Geminorum

The image below is a photograph of 37 Geminorum 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 Geminorum is -0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 37 Geminorum star
DSS2 image of 37 Geminorum. The red arrow shows the motion of 37 Geminorum during the next 10000 years (-7.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 37 Geminorum from the Sun and relative movement

37 Geminorum is distant 56.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

17.27 pc
56.31 ly
-11 km/s
-0.042 arcsec/year
0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 37 Geminorum

37 Geminorum belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


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

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

Alternative designations of 37 Geminorum

37 Geminorum