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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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37 Hydrae

Below the horizon.  Rise: 9:30 | Tran: 14:33 | Set: 19:37
Alt: -18.76°   Az: 276.46°   Direction: West

37 Hydrae is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Hydra.

37 Hydrae visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its faintness, 37 Hydrae is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

09h 40m 59s
-10° 40’ 56”
07h 07m 06s
16h 48m 05s

J2000

09h 39m 47s
-10° 34’ 13”

Galactic Coordinates

245.37°
30.18°

Finder Chart

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

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.31
Hypergiant

-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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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
1,097.64
14 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/y
0.005"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO155377
SAO155377

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 100.7°
Max altitude: 27.8°
Azimuth: 259.3°