32 Ceti is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cetus.
32 Ceti visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, 32 Ceti should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about 32 Ceti:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 32 Ceti
32 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 32 Ceti are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 32 Ceti in the sky:
Visibility of 32 Ceti from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's 32 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of 32 Ceti
The image below is a photograph of 32 Ceti from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of 32 Ceti is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 32 Ceti from the Sun and relative movement
32 Ceti is distant 364.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 32 Ceti
32 Ceti belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 32 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.