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Castor C, Alpha Geminorum C

Castor C (Alpha Geminorum C) Location in Gemini

Castor C (Alpha Geminorum C) is a Multiple Star System that can be located in the constellation of Gemini. The description is based on the spectral class.

Castor C's Alternative Names

(Alpha Geminorum C) is the Bayer Classification for the star.

Castor C has alternative name(s) :- YY Geminorum.

More details on star alternative names can be found at Star Names .

Location of Castor C

The location of the star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the star is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For Castor C, the location is 07h 34m 37.584 and +31 ° 53` 17.81 .

Physical Properties of Castor C

Castor C has a spectral type of dM1e.

Castor C Apparent and Absolute Magnitudes

Magnitude, whether it be apparent/visual or absolute magnitude is measured by a number, the smaller the number, the brighter the Star is. Our own Sun is the brightest star and therefore has the lowest of all magnitudes, -26.74. A faint star will have a high number.

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Castor C Facts

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 Castor C
Alternative NamesAlpha Geminorum C, YY Geminorum
Spectral TypedM1e
Multiple Star SystemYes
Star TypeMultiple Star System
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)07h 34m 37.584
Declination (Dec.)+31 ° 53` 17.81
Associated / Clustered StarsCastor
Castor B

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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