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HR9037

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 skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR9037:

5.87
Giant
HR9037 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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”
73.14°
-71.17°
Aquarius

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 [change]
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 [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.3°
Max altitude: 24.3°
Azimuth: 255.7°
HR9037 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR9037

The image below is a photograph of HR9037 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 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);

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.

1.15
K3III
4158K

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

SAO165933
SAO165933