6 Ceti is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cetus.
6 Ceti visual magnitude is 4.89. Because of its moderate brightness, 6 Ceti should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The proper motion of 6 Ceti is -0.077 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.268 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Key facts about 6 Ceti
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 6 Ceti
6 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 6 Ceti are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 6 Ceti in the sky:
Visibility of 6 Ceti from your location
Today's 6 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Distance of 6 Ceti from the Sun and relative movement
6 Ceti is distant 61.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 6 Ceti
6 Ceti belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 6 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.