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