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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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φ4 Ceti (phi4 Ceti)

Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:49 | Tran: 5:54 | Set: 10:54
Alt: -29.74°   Az: 69.08°   Direction: East-North-East

φ4 Ceti is a giant star of spectral class G7 in the constellation of Cetus.

φ4 Ceti visual magnitude is 5.61. Because of its faintness, φ4 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.

Image of φ4 Ceti (phi4 Ceti) star
DSS2 image of φ4 Ceti. The red arrow shows the motion of φ4 Ceti during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


00h 59m 57s
-11° 14’ 52”
15h 43m 07s
16h 43m 05s


00h 58m 43s
-11° 22’ 48”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart φ4 Ceti (phi4 Ceti) star
Simplified finder chart for φ4 Ceti (phi4 Ceti).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where φ4 Ceti is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of φ4 Ceti. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

φ4 Ceti is distant 314.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

-19 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

φ4 Ceti
(phi4 Ceti)

Visibility from Your Location

Today's φ4 Ceti (phi4 Ceti) rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 101.2°
Max altitude: 27.3°
Azimuth: 258.8°