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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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34 Ceti

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:43 | Tran: 6:34 | Set: 12:22
Alt: 22.70°   Az: 233.86°   Direction: South-West

34 Ceti is a giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Cetus.

34 Ceti visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its faintness, 34 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.

34 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.

Image of 34 Ceti star
DSS2 image of 34 Ceti. The red arrow shows the motion of 34 Ceti during the next 10000 years (-10.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


01h 12m 58s
-02° 07’ 16”
03h 12m 48s
04h 25m 47s


01h 11m 43s
-02° 15’ 03”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 34 Ceti star
Simplified finder chart for 34 Ceti.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 34 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 34 Ceti. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

34 Ceti is distant 440.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

135.14 pc
440.54 ly
-9 km/s
-0.062 arcsec/y
-0.026 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 34 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.1°
Max altitude: 36.4°
Azimuth: 267.9°