59 Geminorum is a giant star in the constellation of Gemini.
59 Geminorum visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, 59 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 59 Geminorum:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 59 Geminorum
59 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 59 Geminorum are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 59 Geminorum in the sky:
Visibility of 59 Geminorum from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 59 Geminorum
The image below is a photograph of 59 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 59 Geminorum is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 59 Geminorum from the Sun and relative movement
59 Geminorum is distant 209.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 59 Geminorum
59 Geminorum belongs to spectral class F0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 59 Geminorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.