Alpha Geminorum


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Noun1.Alpha Geminorum - a multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux
Gemini - a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic
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At maximum, the radiant lies near 2nd-magnitude Alpha Geminorum (Castor), which rises or is above the eastern horizon at dusk for northern observers.
One by one, I began to bag the targets in my double-star list: Alpha Ursae Majoris, Epsilon Bootes Alpha Canum Venaticorum, Gamma Leonis, Beta Cygni, Alpha Herculis, Epsilon Lyrae, Alpha Geminorum .