Cetus

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Cetus
Constellation
Cetus
AbbreviationCet
GenitiveCeti
Pronunciation/ˈstəs/, genitive /ˈst/
Symbolismthe Whale, Shark, or Sea Monster
Right ascension 00h 26m 22.2486s– 03h 23m 47.1487s[1]
Declination10.5143948°–−24.8725095°[1]
Area1231 sq. deg. (4th)
Main stars14
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
88
Stars with planets23
Stars brighter than 3.00m2
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)9
Brightest starβ Cet (Deneb Kaitos)† (2.04m)
Messier objects1
Meteor showersOctober Cetids
Eta Cetids
Omicron Cetids
Bordering
constellations
Aries
Pisces
Aquarius
Sculptor
Fornax
Eridanus
Taurus
Visible at latitudes between +70° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of November.
Note:Mira (ο Cet) is magnitude 2.0 at its brightest.

Cetus is a constellation in the northern sky.

The most well known star in this constellation is Mira, a red giant.

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