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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: -52.8°   Azimuth: 2.4°   Direction: North

HR9037 is a giant star in the constellation of Aquarius.

HR9037 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR9037 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR9037 is -0.101 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR9037 star
DSS2 image of HR9037. The red arrow shows the motion of HR9037 during the next 1000 years (-1.68 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR9037


HR9037 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -52.8°
Azimuth: 2.4°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR9037

HR9037 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 HR9037 are provided in the following table:

23h 52m 29s
-14° 15’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR9037 in the sky:

Finder chart HR9037 star
Simplified finder chart for HR9037.

Visibility of HR9037 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 HR9037 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: 104.3°
Max altitude: 24.3°
Azimuth: 255.7°

Distance of HR9037 from the Sun and relative movement

HR9037 is distant 286.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

87.87 pc
286.47 ly
2 km/s
-0.101 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR9037

HR9037 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR9037 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR9037. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR9037