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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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Altitude: -15.0°   Azimuth: 93.0°   Direction: East

HR1737 is a variable subgiant star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR1737 visual magnitude is 5.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1737 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1737 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.046 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1737 star
DSS2 image of HR1737. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1737 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1737


HR1737 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.0°
Azimuth: 93.0°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1737

HR1737 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 HR1737 are provided in the following table:

05h 17m 40s
-13° 31’ 10”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1737 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1737 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1737.

Visibility of HR1737 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 HR1737 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: 103.5°
Max altitude: 25.0°
Azimuth: 256.5°

Distance of HR1737 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1737 is distant 157.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 75 kilometers per second.

48.33 pc
157.56 ly
75 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.046 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1737

HR1737 belongs to spectral class G9


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1737 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1737. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1737