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

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:32 | Tran: 7:08 | Set: 11:44
Altitude: 22.3°   Azimuth: 190.0°   Direction: South

49 Ceti is a main-sequence star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Cetus.

49 Ceti visual magnitude is 5.63. Because of its faintness, 49 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.

49 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 49 Ceti star
DSS2 image of 49 Ceti. The red arrow shows the motion of 49 Ceti during the next 1000 years (1.60 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.05 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

01h 35m 49s
-15° 33’ 04”

J2000 Coordinates

01h 34m 37s
-15° 40’ 33”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart 49 Ceti star
Simplified finder chart for 49 Ceti.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where 49 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 49 Ceti. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

49 Ceti is distant 199.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

61.27 pc
199.75 ly
9 km/s
0.096 arcsec/y
0.003 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's 49 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.7°
Max altitude: 22.8°
Azimuth: 254.3°