80 Ceti is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Cetus.
80 Ceti visual magnitude is 5.53. Because of its reltive faintness, 80 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 80 Ceti:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 80 Ceti
80 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 80 Ceti are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of 80 Ceti in the sky:
Visibility of 80 Ceti from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of 80 Ceti
The image below is a photograph of 80 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 80 Ceti is -0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.059 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of 80 Ceti from the Sun and relative movement
80 Ceti is distant 516.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of 80 Ceti
80 Ceti belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where 80 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
80 Ceti star system properties
80 Ceti is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the 80 Ceti double sysyem: