Castor (Star)

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Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Fairfield , Castor is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 13° from it.

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Name Castor
Object Type Star
Other Names
YY Gem
α-Gem
66-Gem
HR 2891
HD 60179
HIP 36850
Position
Constellation:Gemini
Magnitude:
Variable
1.58 (V)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.03
Right Ascension:07h34m36s [1]
Declination:+31°53'19" [1]
Distance:15.6 parsec
50.8 lightyrs [2]
Proper motion (speed):240.3 mas/yr [2]
Proper motion (pos ang):232.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):0.61

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41.14°N
73.26°W
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