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Tejat Posterior, Calx, Pishpai, Mu Geminorum, 13 Geminorum

Proper NamesTejat, Tejat Posterior, Calx, Pishpai
Bayer DesignationMu Geminorum
Flamsteed Number13 Geminorum
HR (BSC)2286
Right Ascension6h 22m 58s
Declination+22° 30' 49"
Distance232 light years
71 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.9
Absolute: -1.4
Spectral ClassM3IIIab Red Giant
Optimum VisibilityJanuary
Relative Galactic Position of Tejat

The Galactic position and direction of Tejat relative to Earth's Sun. Note that, at this extreme scale, the two stars are effectively in the same place.

A triple system in Gemini, more than 230 light years from Earth, of which the main component is a red giant that slowly fluctuates in brightness.


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