The Constellation Gemini

by Dominic Ford
Gemini Gemini
The constellation Gemini. Roll mouse over to see labels.
Source: Stellarium.

Date First Appeared
Ancient
Sky Area
1.2% of the sky
513.8 square degrees
Messier Objects
Gemini contains the following Messier object: M35.
Caldwell Objects
Gemini contains the following Caldwell object: C39.
Neighbors
The following constellations neighbor Gemini: Auriga, Cancer, Canis Minor, Lynx, Monoceros, Orion, Taurus.
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Brightest Objects in Gemini

Stars Open Clusters Globular Clusters Galaxies
Stars Open Clusters Globular Clusters Galaxies
Pollux (mag 1.2) Messier 35 (mag 5.1) NGC 2339 (mag 11.6)
YY Gem (mag 1.6) NGC 2129 (mag 6.7) NGC 2389 (mag 12.8)
Alhena (mag 1.9) NGC 2395 (mag 8.0) NGC 2481 (mag 13.0)
α-Gem (mag 2.9) NGC 2420 (mag 8.3) NGC 2435 (mag 13.0)
μ-Gem (mag 2.9) IC 2157 (mag 8.4) NGC 2274 (mag 13.0)
Mebsuta (mag 3.0) NGC 2158 (mag 8.6) NGC 2342 (mag 13.0)
Propus (mag 3.3) NGC 2331 (mag 9.0) NGC 2418 (mag 13.0)
ξ-Gem (mag 3.3) NGC 2266 (mag 10.0) NGC 2379 (mag 13.5)
Wasat (mag 3.5) NGC 2355 (mag 10.0) NGC 2288 (mag 14.0)
λ-Gem (mag 3.6) NGC 2304 (mag 10.0) NGC 2357 (mag 14.0)
κ-Gem (mag 3.6) IC 2215 NGC 2373 (mag 14.0)
θ-Gem (mag 3.6) IC 2156 NGC 2405 (mag 14.0)
ι-Gem (mag 3.8) NGC 2410 (mag 14.0)
Mekbuda (mag 4.0) IC 2197 (mag 14.0)
υ-Gem (mag 4.1) IC 2203 (mag 14.0)
ν-Gem (mag 4.1) NGC 2454 (mag 14.0)
ρ-Gem (mag 4.2) NGC 2486 (mag 14.0)
HD 41116 (mag 4.2) NGC 2492 (mag 14.0)
σ-Gem (mag 4.3) NGC 2341 (mag 14.0)
τ-Gem (mag 4.4) NGC 2365 (mag 14.0)
HD 48433 (mag 4.5) NGC 2375 (mag 14.0)
HD 50635 (mag 4.7) NGC 2411 (mag 14.0)
HD 62721 (mag 4.9) NGC 2449 (mag 14.0)
O-Gem (mag 4.9) NGC 2275 (mag 14.0)
χ-Gem (mag 4.9) IC 2211 (mag 14.0)

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40.74°N
74.17°W
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