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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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52 Geminorum

Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:17 | Tran: 12:36 | Set: 20:56
Alt: 18.12°   Az: 72.62°   Direction: East-North-East

52 Geminorum is a variable and double giant star of spectral class M1 in the constellation of Gemini.

52 Geminorum visual magnitude is 5.82. Because of its faintness, 52 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.

52 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.

Image of 52 Geminorum star
DSS2 image of 52 Geminorum. The red arrow shows the motion of 52 Geminorum during the next 1000 years (0.78 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.53 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

07h 16m 11s
+24° 50’ 27”
17h 52m 49s
01h 09m 01s

J2000

07h 14m 41s
+24° 53’ 06”

Galactic Coordinates

192.7°
15.88°

Finder Chart

Finder chart 52 Geminorum star
Simplified finder chart for 52 Geminorum.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.82
Giant

0.75
M1III
3705K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 52 Geminorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 52 Geminorum. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

52 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 52 Geminorum double sysyem:

5.82
12.12
6.3
23.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

52 Geminorum is distant 336.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.

103.31 pc
336.78 ly
47 km/s
0.047 arcsec/y
-0.092 "/y

Alternative Designations

52 Geminorum
SAO79199
SAO79199

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 52 Geminorum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.2°
Max altitude: 63.4°
Azimuth: 294.8°