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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?

82 Geminorum

Below the horizon.  Rise: 6:52 | Tran: 14:59 | Set: 23:06
Altitude: -13.0°   Azimuth: 20.5°   Direction: North-North-East

82 Geminorum is a multiple giant star of spectral class G2 in the constellation of Gemini.

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

Finder chart 82 Geminorum star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
197.48°
22.4°
Gemini
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);

Key facts about 82 Geminorum

6.18
Giant

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

-1.36
G2III
10125K

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:

6.18
6.28
0.1
0.3 arcsec

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

Alternative designations of 82 Geminorum

82 Geminorum
SAO79704
SAO79704

Visibility of 82 Geminorum from your location

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

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