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67 Ceti

67 Ceti is a giant star in the constellation of Cetus.

67 Ceti visual magnitude is 5.51. Because of its reltive faintness, 67 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 67 Ceti:

5.51
Giant
67 Ceti is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 17°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 67 Ceti

67 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 67 Ceti are provided in the following table:

02h 16m 59s
-06° 25’ 19”
171.27°
-60.99°
Cetus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of 67 Ceti in the sky:

Finder chart 67 Ceti star
Simplified finder chart for 67 Ceti.

Visibility of 67 Ceti from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's 67 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.4°
Max altitude: 32.1°
Azimuth: 263.6°
67 Ceti is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of 67 Ceti

The image below is a photograph of 67 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 67 Ceti is 0.093 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.108 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of 67 Ceti star
DSS2 image of 67 Ceti. The red arrow shows the motion of 67 Ceti during the next 1000 years (1.55 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.80 arcmin in declination);

Distance of 67 Ceti from the Sun and relative movement

67 Ceti is distant 340.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

104.38 pc
340.29 ly
7 km/s
0.093 arcsec/year
-0.108 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of 67 Ceti

67 Ceti belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.42
G8III
4841K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 67 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 67 Ceti. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of 67 Ceti

SAO129798
SAO129798