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HD 37025

HD 37025 Facts

  • HD 37025 is a giant star that can be located in the constellation of Orion. The description is based on the spectral class.
  • HD 37025 is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
  • Based on the spectral type (B3(III)) of the star, the star's colour is blue .
  • The star is calculated at being about 1152.15 light years away from us. Distance

HD 37025's Alternative Names

The Id of the star in the Henry Draper catalogue is HD37025.

BD number is the number that the star was filed under in the Durchmusterung or Bonner Durchmusterung, a star catalogue that was put together by the Bonn Observatory between 1859 to 1903. The star's BD Number is BD-06 1240.

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

Location of HD 37025

The location of the giant 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 37025, the location is 05 35 15.7458276995 and -06 01 57.889932208 .

Radial Velocity and Proper Motion of HD 37025

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 2.07 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and 1.57 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 22.00000 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 37025

HD 37025 Colour and Temperature

Based on the star's spectral type of B3(III) , HD 37025's colour and type is blue giant star. Based on the star's spectral, the stars temperature is between 10,000.00 and 30,000.00 degrees kelvin.

Distance to HD 37025

The Parallax of the star is given as 2.83090 which gives a calculated distance to HD 37025 of 1152.15 light years from the Earth or 353.24 parsecs. It is about 6,773,058,223,713,496 miles from Earth.

The star is roughly 72,860,472.46 Astronomical Units from the Earth/Sun give or take a few. An Astronomical Unit is the distance between Earth and the Sun. The number of A.U. is the number of times that the star is from the Earth compared to the Sun.

Travel Time to HD 37025

The time it will take to travel to this star is dependent on how fast you are going. U.G. has done some calculations as to how long it will take going at differing speeds. A note about the calculations, when I'm talking about years, I'm talking non-leap years only (365 days).

The New Horizons space probe is the fastest probe that we've sent into space at the time of writing. Its primary mission was to visit Pluto which at the time of launch (2006), Pluto was still a planet.

DescriptionSpeed (m.p.h.)Time (years)
Airbus A3807361,049,797,485.19
Speed of Sound (Mach 1)767.2691,007,014,422.72
Concorde (Mach 2)1,534.54503,506,555.13
New Horizons Probe33,00023,413,665.12
Speed of Light670,616,629.001,152.15

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Additional HD 37025 Facts and Figures

Visual Facts

Primary / Proper / Traditional NameHD 37025
Alternative NamesHD 37025, BD-06 1240
Spectral TypeB3(III)
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star TypeGiant Star
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)05 35 15.7458276995
Declination (Dec.)-06 01 57.889932208
Distance from Earth2.83090 Parallax (milliarcseconds)
 1152.15 Light Years
 353.24 Parsecs
 72,860,472.46 Astronomical Units
Proper Motion Dec.2.06600 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.1.57300 milliarcseconds/year
Radial Velocity22.00000 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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