Gemini (constellation)

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Gemini
Constellation
Gemini
Abbreviation Gem
Genitive Geminorum
Pronunciation /ˈɛmn/
genitive /ˌɛmˈnɒrəm/
Seembolism the Twins, Castor & Pollux
Richt ascension 7 h
Declination +20°
Quadrant NQ2
Aurie 514 sq. deg. (30th)
Main starns 8, 17
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
80
Starns wi planets 8
Starns brichter than 3.00m 4
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 4
Brichtest starn Pollux (β Gem) (1.15m)
Nearest starn Gliese 251[1]
(17.99 ly, 5.52 pc)
Messier objects 1
Meteor showers Geminids
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″