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HD 36936

HD 36936 Facts

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 18.70 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 (Colour) of HD 36936

HD 36936 Colour and Temperature

HD 36936 has a spectral type of B3/5V. This means the star is a blue main sequence star.

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Additional HD 36936 Facts and Figures

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
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)05h 34m 59.010
Declination (Dec.)-04` 21° 15.36
Proper Motion Dec.-2.50 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.-1.30 milliarcseconds/year
Radial Velocity18.70 km/s

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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