37 Tauri is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.
37 Tauri visual magnitude is 4.36. Because of its moderate brightness, 37 Tauri 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 Tauri:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 37 Tauri
37 Tauri 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 Tauri are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 37 Tauri in the sky:
Visibility of 37 Tauri from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 37 Tauri
The image below is a photograph of 37 Tauri 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 Tauri is 0.09 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.059 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 37 Tauri from the Sun and relative movement
37 Tauri is distant 180.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 37 Tauri
37 Tauri belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 37 Tauri is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
37 Tauri star system properties
37 Tauri is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 37 Tauri double sysyem: