Cetus

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Cetus
Cetus
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List of stars in Cetus
Abbreviation: Cet
Genitive: Ceti
Symbology:
Right ascension: 00h 26m 22.2486s–03h 23m 47.1487s[1] h
Declination: 10.5143948°–-24.8725095°[1]°
Area: 1231 sq. deg. (4th)
Main stars: 15
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 88
Stars known to have planets: 23
Bright stars: 2
Nearby stars: 9
Brightest star: β Cet (Deneb Kaitos)† (2.04m)
Nearest star: Luyten 726-8 ( ly)
Messier objects: 1
Meteor showers: October 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cetus, constellation boundary". The Constellations (International Astronomical Union). http://www.iau.org/public/constellations/#cet. Retrieved 15 February 2014.

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