HD 37756

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HD 37756
Orion constellation map.svg
Red circle.svg

Location of HD 37756 (circled)
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Orion
Right ascension 05h 40m 50.71498s[1]
Declination −1° 07′ 43.6366″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 4.95[2]
Spectral type B2IV-V[3]
U−B color index -0.83[4]
B−V color index -0.21[4]
Radial velocity (Rv) +26.10[5] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: -1.50[1] mas/yr
Dec.: -0.84[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 3.63 ± 0.37[1] mas
Distance approx. 900 ly
(approx. 280 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) -2.74[2]
Mass 8.6[6] M
Luminosity 4830[7] L
Temperature 21,150[7] K
Metallicity [Fe/H] +0.01[8] dex
Rotational velocity (v sin i) 75[9] km/s
Other designations
BD-01°1004, GC 7091, HIP 26736, HR 1952, HD 37756, NSV 2556, SAO 132445
Database references

HD 37756 is a class B2IV[3] (blue subgiant) star in the constellation Orion. Its apparent magnitude is 4.95[2] and it is approximately 900 light years away based on parallax.[1]

It is a spectroscopic binary, with a period of 27 days and eccentricity 0.72.[10]


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  5. ^ Wilson, R. E. (1953). General Catalogue of Stellar Radial Velocities. Carnegie Institution for Science. Bibcode:1953GCRV..C......0W. LCCN 54001336. 
  6. ^ Tetzlaff, N.; Neuhäuser, R.; Hohle, M. M. (2011). "A catalogue of young runaway Hipparcos stars within 3 kpc from the Sun". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 410: 190. Bibcode:2011MNRAS.410..190T. arXiv:1007.4883Freely accessible. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2010.17434.x.  Vizier catalog entry
  7. ^ a b Hohle, M.M.; Neuhäuser, R.; Schutz, B.F. (2010). "Masses and luminosities of O- and B-type stars and red supergiants". Astronomische Nachrichten. 331 (4): 349. Bibcode:2010AN....331..349H. arXiv:1003.2335Freely accessible. doi:10.1002/asna.200911355.  Vizier catalog entry
  8. ^ Gontcharov, G. A. (2012). "Dependence of kinematics on the age of stars in the solar neighborhood". Astronomy Letters. 38 (12): 771. Bibcode:2012AstL...38..771G. arXiv:1606.08814Freely accessible. doi:10.1134/S1063773712120031.  Vizier catalog entry
  9. ^ Abt, Helmut A.; Levato, Hugo; Grosso, Monica (2002). "Rotational Velocities of B Stars". The Astrophysical Journal. 573: 359. Bibcode:2002ApJ...573..359A. doi:10.1086/340590. 
  10. ^ Rao, N. Kameswara; Ashoka, B. N.; Lloyd, C.; Pike, C. D.; Stickland, D. J. (1990). "The eccentric double-lined binary BD — 1° 1004". Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy. 11 (4): 445. Bibcode:1990JApA...11..445K. doi:10.1007/BF02709760.