Pollux (Star)

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Image of Pollux
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 30 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn (click to change), Pollux is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 18:28 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 46° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 21:51, 78° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 04:22, when it sinks to 12° above your north-western horizon.

Name Pollux
Object Type Star
Other Names
β-Gem
78-Gem
HR 2990
HD 62509
NSV 3712
HIP 37826
TYC 1920-2194-1
Position
Constellation:Gemini
Brightness (V):Mag 1.2
Variable
B-V Color (mag):0.97
Right Ascension:07h45m19s
Declination:+28°01'34"
Distance:9.9 parsec
32.4 lightyears
Proper motion (speed):636.9 mas/yr
Proper motion (pos ang):266.9°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.24

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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