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37 Librae

37 Librae is a giant star in the constellation of Libra.

37 Librae visual magnitude is 4.62. Because of its moderate brightness, 37 Librae should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about 37 Librae:

4.62
Giant
37 Librae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 21°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 37 Librae

37 Librae 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 Librae are provided in the following table:

15h 34m 10s
-10° 03’ 51”
355.24°
35.79°
Libra

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

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

Visibility of 37 Librae from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 100.1°
Max altitude: 28.5°
Azimuth: 259.9°
37 Librae is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 37 Librae

The image below is a photograph of 37 Librae 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 Librae is 0.309 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.234 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 37 Librae star
DSS2 image of 37 Librae. The red arrow shows the motion of 37 Librae during the next 1000 years (5.15 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.90 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 37 Librae from the Sun and relative movement

37 Librae is distant 94.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 48 kilometers per second.

28.95 pc
94.38 ly
48 km/s
0.309 arcsec/year
-0.234 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 37 Librae

37 Librae belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

2.31
K1III
4719K

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

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

Alternative designations of 37 Librae

SAO140609
SAO140609