Pollux

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Pollux (Beta Geminorum) Brightest star in the constellation Gemini; a red giant. Characteristics: apparent mag. 1.15; absolute mag. 0.7; spectral type KO; distance 35 light-years.

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Pollux in Greek mythology, the twin brother of Castor (see Castor and Pollux); also called Polydeuces.