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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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79 Geminorum

Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:29 | Tran: 13:17 | Set: 21:05
Altitude: 21.9°   Azimuth: 84.5°   Direction: East

79 Geminorum is a main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Gemini.

79 Geminorum visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its faintness, 79 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.

79 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 79 Geminorum star
DSS2 image of 79 Geminorum. The red arrow shows the motion of 79 Geminorum during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

07h 46m 35s
+20° 15’ 19”

J2000 Coordinates

07h 45m 09s
+20° 18’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 79 Geminorum star
Simplified finder chart for 79 Geminorum.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 79 Geminorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 79 Geminorum. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

79 Geminorum is distant 460.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

141.24 pc
460.45 ly
-11 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/y
0.008 "/y

Alternative Designations

79 Geminorum

Visibility from Your Location

Today's 79 Geminorum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

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