36 Geminorum is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Gemini.
36 Geminorum visual magnitude is 5.27. Because of its reltive faintness, 36 Geminorum should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 36 Geminorum:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 36 Geminorum
36 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 36 Geminorum are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 36 Geminorum in the sky:
Visibility of 36 Geminorum from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 36 Geminorum
The image below is a photograph of 36 Geminorum from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 36 Geminorum is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 36 Geminorum from the Sun and relative movement
36 Geminorum is distant 529.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 36 Geminorum
36 Geminorum belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 36 Geminorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
36 Geminorum star system properties
36 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 36 Geminorum double sysyem: