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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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7 Ceti

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:54 | Tran: 7:10 | Set: 11:27
Altitude: 17.1°   Azimuth: 201.3°   Direction: South-South-West

7 Ceti is a variable giant star of spectral class M3 in the constellation of Cetus.

7 Ceti visual magnitude is 4.44. Because of its moderate brightness, 7 Ceti is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 7 Ceti

Finder chart 7 Ceti star
Simplified finder chart for 7 Ceti.

7 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 7 Ceti are provided in the following table:

00h 14m 38s
-18° 55’ 58”
Image of 7 Ceti star
DSS2 image of 7 Ceti. The red arrow shows the motion of 7 Ceti during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 7 Ceti


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 7 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 7 Ceti. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 7 Ceti from the Sun and relative movement

7 Ceti is distant 492.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

151.06 pc
492.45 ly
-23 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year
-0.067 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 7 Ceti


Visibility of 7 Ceti from your location

Today's 7 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.9°
Max altitude: 19.6°
Azimuth: 251.1°