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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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10 Ceti

Below the horizon.  Rise: 23:12 | Tran: 5:14 | Set: 11:12
Alt: -36.67°   Az: 339.77°   Direction: North-North-West

10 Ceti is a variable giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Cetus.

10 Ceti visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its faintness, 10 Ceti is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of 10 Ceti star
DSS2 image of 10 Ceti. The red arrow shows the motion of 10 Ceti during the next 10000 years (12.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


00h 27m 52s
+00° 05’ 09”
10h 55m 36s
11h 23m 29s


00h 26m 37s
-00° 02’ 58”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 10 Ceti star
Simplified finder chart for 10 Ceti.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 10 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 10 Ceti. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

10 Ceti is distant 485.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

-23 km/s
0.073 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 10 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 89.9°
Max altitude: 38.6°
Azimuth: 270.1°