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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 2:40 | Tran: 10:32 | Set: 18:24
Altitude: -17.5°   Azimuth: 4.7°   Direction: North

HR1137 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1137 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its faintness, HR1137 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1137

Finder chart HR1137 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1137.

HR1137 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 HR1137 are provided in the following table:

03h 44m 28s
+20° 55’ 42”
Image of HR1137 star
DSS2 image of HR1137. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1137 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1137


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1137 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1137. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1137 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1137 is distant 243.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

74.68 pc
243.47 ly
15 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1137


Visibility of HR1137 from your location

Today's HR1137 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.1°
Max altitude: 59.4°
Azimuth: 290.9°