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37 Pegasi

Altitude: 0.8°   Azimuth: 276.1°   Direction: West

37 Pegasi is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Pegasus.

37 Pegasi visual magnitude is 5.48. Because of its reltive faintness, 37 Pegasi 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 Pegasi:


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

Altitude: 0.8°
Azimuth: 276.1°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 37 Pegasi

37 Pegasi 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 Pegasi are provided in the following table:

22h 29m 57s
+04° 25’ 54”

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

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

Visibility of 37 Pegasi 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 Pegasi 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: 85.6°
Max altitude: 43.0°
Azimuth: 274.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 37 Pegasi

The image below is a photograph of 37 Pegasi 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 Pegasi is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.144 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 37 Pegasi star
DSS2 image of 37 Pegasi. The red arrow shows the motion of 37 Pegasi during the next 1000 years (-0.38 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.40 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 37 Pegasi from the Sun and relative movement

37 Pegasi is distant 172.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

52.83 pc
172.21 ly
1 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
-0.144 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 37 Pegasi

37 Pegasi belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


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

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

37 Pegasi star system properties

37 Pegasi is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 37 Pegasi double sysyem:

0.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of 37 Pegasi