Jishui - ο Geminorum (omicron Geminorum)
Jishui, also designated as ο Geminorum (omicron Geminorum), is a giant star in the constellation of Gemini.
Jishui visual magnitude is 4.9. Because of its moderate brightness, Jishui should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about Jishui:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Jishui
Jishui 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 Jishui are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of Jishui in the sky:
Visibility of Jishui from your location
Today's Jishui - ο Geminorum (omicron 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 Jishui
The image below is a photograph of Jishui 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 Jishui is -0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.117 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of Jishui from the Sun and relative movement
Jishui is distant 158.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of Jishui
Jishui belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where Jishui is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.