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37 Hydrae

37 Hydrae is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Hydra.

37 Hydrae visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, 37 Hydrae 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 Hydrae:

6.31
Hypergiant
37 Hydrae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 6°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 37 Hydrae

37 Hydrae 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 Hydrae are provided in the following table:

09h 39m 47s
-10° 34’ 13”
245.37°
30.18°
Hydra

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

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

Visibility of 37 Hydrae from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 100.6°
Max altitude: 27.9°
Azimuth: 259.4°
37 Hydrae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 37 Hydrae

The image below is a photograph of 37 Hydrae 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 Hydrae is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 37 Hydrae star
DSS2 image of 37 Hydrae. The red arrow shows the motion of 37 Hydrae during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 37 Hydrae from the Sun and relative movement

37 Hydrae is distant 1,097.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

336.70 pc
1,097.64 ly
14 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 37 Hydrae

37 Hydrae belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-1.33
A0V
10516K

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

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

Alternative designations of 37 Hydrae

SAO155377
SAO155377