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HD 36936

HD 36936 Facts

  • HD 36936 is a main sequence star that can be located in the constellation of Orion. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • HD 36936 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • Based on the spectral type (B3/5V) of the star, the star's colour is blue .

HD 36936's Alternative Names

The Id of the star in the Henry Draper catalogue is HD36936.

More details on objects' alternative names can be found at Star Names .

Location of HD 36936

The location of the main sequence star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For HD 36936, the location is 05h 34m 59.010 and -04` 21° 15.36 .

Radial Velocity and Proper Motion of HD 36936

Proper Motion

All stars like planets orbit round a central spot, in the case of planets, its the central star such as the Sun. In the case of a star, its the galactic centre. The constellations that we see today will be different than they were 50,000 years ago or 50,000 years from now. Proper Motion details the movements of these stars and are measured in milliarcseconds. The star is moving -2.50 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and -1.30 milliarcseconds/year east if we saw them in the horizon.

Radial Velocity

The Radial Velocity, that is the speed at which the star is moving away/towards the Sun is 18.70000 km/s . When the value is negative then the star and the Sun are getting closer to one another, likewise, a positive number means that two stars are moving away. Its nothing to fear as the stars are so far apart, they won't collide in our life-time, if ever.

Physical Properties of HD 36936

HD 36936 Colour and Temperature

Based on the star's spectral type of B3/5V , HD 36936's colour and type is blue main sequence star. Based on the star's spectral, the stars temperature is between 10,000.00 and 30,000.00 degrees kelvin.

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Visual Facts


Primary / Proper / Traditional NameHD 36936
Alternative NamesHD 36936
Spectral TypeB3/5V
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star Type Main Sequence Dwarf Star
ColourBlue
GalaxyMilky Way
ConstellationOrion
Right Ascension (R.A.)05h 34m 59.010
Declination (Dec.)-04` 21° 15.36
Proper Motion Dec.-2.50000 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.-1.30000 milliarcseconds/year
Radial Velocity18.70000 km/s

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts


Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

Estimated Calculated Facts


Calculated Temperature Range10,000.00 - 30,000.00

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