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Transcript of Gemini
• Right ascension : 7
• Declination: +20
• Quadrant : M35
• Latitudes visible at : +90° and -60°
• Time best visible: 2100 hours or 9p.m, in February.
• Area of sky covered: 514 square degree• Rank in constellation size: 30th
• Brightest star: Pollux (βgem) (1.16m)
• Nearest star: GJ 251 (18.2 ly)
• Position in the Zodiac: Third
• Ruling Planet : Mercury Gemini is between Taurus and cancer Constellation of Gemini An animation of the constellation Gemini (center), "the twins", shows two parallel stick figures. Gemini is associated with the myth of Castor and Polydeuces (also known as Pollux), collectively known as the Abbreviation: Gem Genitive: Geminorum
Right Ascension: 7.19 hours Declination: 22.69 degrees
Area in Square Degrees: 514
Crosses Meridian: 9 PM, February 20 Gemini, the Twins, is visible in the northern hemisphere from November through April. The southern hemisphere can view it from December through March. Pollux. Pollux is the brighter of the two with a magnitude of 1.14. Castor is a binary system with a slight dimmer magnitude of 1.98. Gemini contains one Messier object. Known as M35, it is a fine open cluster of about 100 stars. This cluster can easily be observed with binoculars. 3- Pollux & 2- Castor Sky chart of the constellation Gemini the Twins * Pollux (β Gem, β Geminorum, Beta Geminorum) is a star in the northern constellation of Gemini, the Twins. he Greek letter Beta is normally reserved for the second-brightest star in a constellation. It is an evolved giant star with an orange hue. At an apparent visual magnitude of 1.1. Pollux is the brightest star in the constellation; brighter even than its neighbor Castor (Alpha Geminorum). This star is larger than the Sun, with about two times its mass and almost nine times its radius. Pollux is the brighter of two bright stars in the constellation Gemini the Twins. It is the 17th brightest star in our sky, Pollux is about 31 times as bright as our sun in visible light, our sky. Pollux’s position is RA: 7h 45m 20s, dec: +28° 01′ 35″. Spectral Class: k0 III- "K0" Some what cooler than the sun. Pollux and Castor; the two most shinning stars in the constellation of Gemini Castor is the second brightest star in the constellation of Gemini. Both Pollux and Castor are two of the brightest stars in our night sky! Castor has "alpha" unlike Pollux has "beta" alpha is actullay fainter than beta. Castor is 49.8 light years away from Earth. Caster's position: 7h, 36m, dec + 31°.Castor, one of two bright star in the constellation Gemini, is a famous multiple star system. It contains three pairs of binary stars all revolving in a complex way around a common center of mass. In other words, the single bright light we see as Castor is really six stars in one. Spectral Class: A1 V. Pollux is about 31 times as bright as our sun in visible light Northern Hemisphere Constellation of Gemini MOON Pollux Caster All stars that are shown in our night sky1 Gemini's Mythology BY: ROLA HELMY AND JINA BOKTOR THANK YOU Gemini is invisible during this periood time of the year; October 13, 2012. 7:49 PM. Saturday night! Video; Gemini Constellation