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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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47 Geminorum

Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:47 | Tran: 14:22 | Set: 22:57
Altitude: -6.7°   Azimuth: 28.6°   Direction: North-North-East

47 Geminorum is a sub-giant star of spectral class A4 in the constellation of Gemini.

47 Geminorum visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its faintness, 47 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 47 Geminorum

Finder chart 47 Geminorum star
Simplified finder chart for 47 Geminorum.

47 Geminorum is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 47 Geminorum are provided in the following table:

07h 11m 23s
+26° 51’ 24”
Image of 47 Geminorum star
DSS2 image of 47 Geminorum. The red arrow shows the motion of 47 Geminorum during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 47 Geminorum


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 47 Geminorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 47 Geminorum. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 47 Geminorum from the Sun and relative movement

47 Geminorum is distant 389.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.

119.62 pc
389.95 ly
39 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 47 Geminorum

47 Geminorum

Visibility of 47 Geminorum from your location

Today's 47 Geminorum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 63.1°
Max altitude: 65.4°
Azimuth: 296.9°