Gemini (constellation)

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Gemini
Constellation
Gemini
AbbreviationGem
GenitiveGeminorum
Pronunciation/ˈɛmn/
genitive /ˌɛmˈnɒrəm/
Seembolismthe Twins, Castor & Pollux
Richt ascension7 h
Declination+20°
QuadrantNQ2
Aurie514 sq. deg. (30th)
Main starns8, 17
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
80
Starns wi planets8
Starns brichter than 3.00m4
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)4
Brichtest starnPollux (β Gem) (1.15m)
Nearest starnGliese 251[1]
(17.99 ly, 5.52 pc)
Messier objects1
Meteor showersGeminids
Rho Geminids
Borderin
constellations
Lynx
Auriga
Taurus
Orion
Monoceros
Canis Minor
Cancer
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −60°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Februar.

Gemini is ane o the constellations o the zodiac.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "ARI Data Base For Nearby Stars". Astronomisches Rechen-Institut Heidelberg. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 

Coordinates: Sky map 07h 00m 00s, +20° 00′ 00″