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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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33 Geminorum

Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:10 | Tran: 13:33 | Set: 20:56
Altitude: 23.4°   Azimuth: 93.2°   Direction: East

33 Geminorum is a variable and double giant star of spectral class B7 in the constellation of Gemini.

33 Geminorum visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its faintness, 33 Geminorum is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 33 Geminorum

Finder chart 33 Geminorum star
Simplified finder chart for 33 Geminorum.

33 Geminorum 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 33 Geminorum are provided in the following table:

06h 49m 49s
+16° 12’ 10”
Image of 33 Geminorum star
DSS2 image of 33 Geminorum. The red arrow shows the motion of 33 Geminorum during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 33 Geminorum


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 33 Geminorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 33 Geminorum. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

33 Geminorum star system properties

33 Geminorum is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 33 Geminorum double sysyem:

27.5 arcsec

Distance of 33 Geminorum from the Sun and relative movement

33 Geminorum is distant 926.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

284.09 pc
926.14 ly
13 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 33 Geminorum

33 Geminorum

Visibility of 33 Geminorum from your location

Today's 33 Geminorum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.8°
Max altitude: 54.7°
Azimuth: 286.2°