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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:49  
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SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 48.9°   Azimuth: 299.3°   Direction: West-North-West

HR2737 is a giant star in the constellation of Lynx.

HR2737 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2737 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 HR2737:


HR2737 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 48.9°
Azimuth: 299.3°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2737

HR2737 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2737 are provided in the following table:

07h 17m 33s
+52° 07’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2737 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2737 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2737.

Visibility of HR2737 from your location

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

HR2737 is circumpolar and transits at 02:15 UTC (altitude: 89.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2737

The image below is a photograph of HR2737 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 HR2737 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2737 star
DSS2 image of HR2737. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2737 during the next 10000 years (-0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2737 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2737 is distant 609.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

186.92 pc
609.35 ly
-7 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2737

HR2737 belongs to spectral class K1


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2737 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2737. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2737