HR637 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR637 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR637 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 HR637:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR637
HR637 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR637 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR637 in the sky:
Visibility of HR637 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR637 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR637
The image below is a photograph of HR637 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 HR637 is 2.119 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.641 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR637 from the Sun and relative movement
HR637 is distant 35.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 53 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR637
HR637 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR637 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.