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82 Geminorum

Altitude: -4.9°   Azimuth: 42.2°   Direction: North-East

82 Geminorum is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Gemini.

82 Geminorum visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, 82 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 82 Geminorum:


82 Geminorum is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -4.9°
Azimuth: 42.2°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 82 Geminorum

82 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 82 Geminorum are provided in the following table:

07h 48m 33s
+23° 08’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 82 Geminorum in the sky:

Finder chart 82 Geminorum star
Simplified finder chart for 82 Geminorum.

Visibility of 82 Geminorum from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 82 Geminorum rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.9°
Max altitude: 61.7°
Azimuth: 293.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of 82 Geminorum

The image below is a photograph of 82 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 82 Geminorum is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 82 Geminorum star
DSS2 image of 82 Geminorum. The red arrow shows the motion of 82 Geminorum during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 82 Geminorum from the Sun and relative movement

82 Geminorum is distant 1,051.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

322.58 pc
1,051.61 ly
-5 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 82 Geminorum

82 Geminorum belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 82 Geminorum is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 82 Geminorum. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

82 Geminorum star system properties

82 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 82 Geminorum double sysyem:

0.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of 82 Geminorum

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