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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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75 Ceti

Above the horizon.  Rise: 3:23 | Tran: 9:16 | Set: 15:09
Altitude: 26.4°   Azimuth: 131.0°   Direction: South-East

75 Ceti is a giant star of spectral class G3 in the constellation of Cetus.

75 Ceti visual magnitude is 5.35. Because of its faintness, 75 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 75 Ceti

Finder chart 75 Ceti star
Simplified finder chart for 75 Ceti.

75 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 75 Ceti are provided in the following table:

02h 32m 09s
-01° 02’ 05”
169.94°
-54.44°
Cetus
Image of 75 Ceti star
DSS2 image of 75 Ceti. The red arrow shows the motion of 75 Ceti during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 75 Ceti

5.35
Giant

0.79
G3
4695K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where 75 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 75 Ceti. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 75 Ceti from the Sun and relative movement

75 Ceti is distant 265.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

81.50 pc
265.69 ly
-5 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
-0.037 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 75 Ceti

SAO129959
SAO129959

Visibility of 75 Ceti from your location

Today's 75 Ceti rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.0°
Max altitude: 37.5°
Azimuth: 269.0°