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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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14 Ceti

Below the horizon.  Rise: 1:44 | Tran: 7:39 | Set: 13:35
Altitude: -38.4°   Azimuth: 12.0°   Direction: North-North-East

14 Ceti is a sub-giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Cetus.

14 Ceti visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its faintness, 14 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 14 Ceti

Finder chart 14 Ceti star
Simplified finder chart for 14 Ceti.

14 Ceti is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 14 Ceti are provided in the following table:

00h 35m 32s
-00° 30’ 20”
Image of 14 Ceti star
DSS2 image of 14 Ceti. The red arrow shows the motion of 14 Ceti during the next 1000 years (2.43 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.10 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 14 Ceti


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 14 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 14 Ceti. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 14 Ceti from the Sun and relative movement

14 Ceti is distant 181.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

55.65 pc
181.41 ly
6 km/s
0.146 arcsec/year
-0.066 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 14 Ceti


Visibility of 14 Ceti from your location

Today's 14 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.5°
Max altitude: 38.0°
Azimuth: 269.5°