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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

45 Geminorum

Below the horizon.  Rise: 6:53 | Tran: 14:15 | Set: 21:36
Altitude: -17.3°   Azimuth: 31.5°   Direction: North-North-East

45 Geminorum is a multiple giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Gemini.

45 Geminorum visual magnitude is 5.44. Because of its faintness, 45 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 45 Geminorum

Finder chart 45 Geminorum star
Simplified finder chart for 45 Geminorum.

45 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 45 Geminorum are provided in the following table:

07h 08m 21s
+15° 55’ 50”
200.47°
10.86°
Gemini
Image of 45 Geminorum star
DSS2 image of 45 Geminorum. The red arrow shows the motion of 45 Geminorum during the next 1000 years (-0.13 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.65 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 45 Geminorum

5.44
Giant

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

0.58
G8III
4672K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 45 Geminorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 45 Geminorum. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

45 Geminorum star system properties

45 Geminorum is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 45 Geminorum double sysyem:

5.44
10.84
5.4
10.4 arcsec

Distance of 45 Geminorum from the Sun and relative movement

45 Geminorum is distant 305.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

93.63 pc
305.24 ly
-17 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
-0.099 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 45 Geminorum

45 Geminorum
SAO96535
SAO96535

Visibility of 45 Geminorum from your location

Today's 45 Geminorum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 74.1°
Max altitude: 54.5°
Azimuth: 285.9°