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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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28 Ceti

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:45 | Tran: 5:57 | Set: 11:06
Alt: 7.67°   Az: 243.74°   Direction: West-South-West

28 Ceti is a main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Cetus.

28 Ceti visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its faintness, 28 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 28 Ceti star
DSS2 image of 28 Ceti. The red arrow shows the motion of 28 Ceti during the next 10000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


01h 07m 19s
-09° 42’ 30”
04h 17m 31s
05h 24m 50s


01h 06m 05s
-09° 50’ 21”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 28 Ceti star
Simplified finder chart for 28 Ceti.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 28 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 28 Ceti. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

28 Ceti is distant 594.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

11 km/s
0.03 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 28 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.7°
Max altitude: 28.8°
Azimuth: 260.3°