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

Below the horizon.  Rise: 6:53 | Tran: 14:41 | Set: 22:29
Altitude: -4.6°   Azimuth: 48.8°   Direction: North-East

61 Geminorum is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class F2 in the constellation of Gemini.

61 Geminorum visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its faintness, 61 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 61 Geminorum

Finder chart 61 Geminorum star
Simplified finder chart for 61 Geminorum.

61 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 61 Geminorum are provided in the following table:

07h 26m 56s
+20° 15’ 25”
Image of 61 Geminorum star
DSS2 image of 61 Geminorum. The red arrow shows the motion of 61 Geminorum during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 61 Geminorum


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 61 Geminorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 61 Geminorum. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 61 Geminorum from the Sun and relative movement

61 Geminorum is distant 405.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

124.38 pc
405.47 ly
9 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 61 Geminorum

61 Geminorum

Visibility of 61 Geminorum from your location

Today's 61 Geminorum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.7°
Max altitude: 58.8°
Azimuth: 290.3°