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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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65 Geminorum

Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:08 | Tran: 14:52 | Set: 23:36
Altitude: 44.5°   Azimuth: 259.6°   Direction: West

65 Geminorum is a double giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Gemini.

65 Geminorum visual magnitude is 5.01. Because of its faintness, 65 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 65 Geminorum

Finder chart 65 Geminorum star
Simplified finder chart for 65 Geminorum.

65 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 65 Geminorum are provided in the following table:

07h 29m 48s
+27° 54’ 57”
191.07°
20.15°
Gemini
Image of 65 Geminorum star
DSS2 image of 65 Geminorum. The red arrow shows the motion of 65 Geminorum during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 65 Geminorum

5.01
Giant

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

-0.34
K2III
4493K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 65 Geminorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 65 Geminorum. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

65 Geminorum star system properties

65 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 65 Geminorum double sysyem:

5.01
13.51
8.5
12.8 arcsec

Distance of 65 Geminorum from the Sun and relative movement

65 Geminorum is distant 383.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

117.51 pc
383.08 ly
36 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 65 Geminorum

65 Geminorum
SAO79434
SAO79434

Visibility of 65 Geminorum from your location

Today's 65 Geminorum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.1°
Max altitude: 66.4°
Azimuth: 297.9°