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 , Pollux is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 6° from it.

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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
Magnitude:
Variable
1.22 (V)[2]
2.46 (BT)[1]
1.32 (VT)[1]
B-V Color (mag):0.97
Right Ascension:07h45m19s [2]
Declination:+28°01'34" [2]
Distance:10.4 parsec
33.8 lightyrs [3]
Proper motion (speed):628.2 mas/yr [3]
Proper motion (pos ang):265.8°
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):1.14

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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