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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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43 Ceti

Below the horizon.  Rise: 1:00 | Tran: 6:56 | Set: 12:51
Altitude: -33.2°   Azimuth: 36.2°   Direction: North-East

43 Ceti is a variable giant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Cetus.

43 Ceti visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its faintness, 43 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.

43 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 43 Ceti star
DSS2 image of 43 Ceti. The red arrow shows the motion of 43 Ceti during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

01h 23m 50s
-00° 19’ 19”
13h 57m 08s

J2000 Coordinates

01h 22m 34s
-00° 26’ 58”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 43 Ceti star
Simplified finder chart for 43 Ceti.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 43 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 43 Ceti. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

43 Ceti is distant 544.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

166.94 pc
544.24 ly
14 km/s
0.023 arcsec/y
-0.014 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 43 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.4°
Max altitude: 38.1°
Azimuth: 269.6°