Astronomy, Dad Life

Dad-stronomy 101: Pollux

POLLUX Location: Gemini Constellation Classification: Giant Star Distance: ~34 light-years Alternate Names: Beta Geminorum Apparent Magnitude: 1.1 Meaning of Name: refers specifically to the twins of Roman and Greek mythology Fun Facts: the brightest star in the constellation Gemini 17th-brightest star in the night sky in 2006, it was confirmed that Pollux has an extrasolar planet, Pullux… Continue reading Dad-stronomy 101: Pollux