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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Jishui - ο Geminorum (omicron Geminorum)

Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:08 | Tran: 15:05 | Set: 1:06
Altitude: 71.6°   Azimuth: 207.5°   Direction: South-South-West

Jishui, also designated as ο Geminorum (omicron Geminorum), is a giant star of spectral class F3 in the constellation of Gemini.

Jishui visual magnitude is 4.9. Because of its moderate brightness, Jishui is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of Jishui

Finder chart Jishui - ο Geminorum (omicron Geminorum) star
Simplified finder chart for Jishui - ο Geminorum (omicron Geminorum).

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:

07h 39m 09s
+34° 35’ 03”
Image of Jishui - ο Geminorum (omicron Geminorum) star
DSS2 image of Jishui. The red arrow shows the motion of Jishui during the next 1000 years (-0.62 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.95 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about Jishui


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.

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

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.

48.50 pc
158.10 ly
7 km/s
-0.037 arcsec/year
-0.117 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of Jishui

ο Geminorum
(omicron Geminorum)
71 Geminorum

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):

Azimuth: 55.4°
Max altitude: 73.1°
Azimuth: 304.6°