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HIP 5158

HIP 5158 is a 10th magnitude K-type main sequence star located approximately 130 light years away in the constellation Cetus. This star is smaller, cooler, fainter, and less massive than our Sun, but it is more metal rich. In 2009, a gas giant pl ...

                                               

HIP 5158 b

HIP 5158 b is an extrasolar planet which orbits the K-type main sequence star HIP 5158, located approximately 130 light years away in the constellation Cetus. This planet was detected by HARPS on October 19, 2009, together with 29 other planets.

                                               

HIP 11915

HIP 11915 is a G-type main-sequence star located about 190 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cetus. It is best known for its characteristics, which are very similar to those of the Sun, including the mass, radius, temperature, metallici ...

                                               

HIP 11915 b

HIP 11915 b is an exoplanet orbiting the solar twin star HIP 11915 about 190 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cetus. It is notable as the first exoplanet to be discovered with an orbit and mass similar to that of Jupiter, suggesting th ...

                                               

HIP 11952

HIP 11952 is a star in the Milky Way galaxy, located 375 light-years away from the Sun. While the spectral lines strongly indicate that the star is of spectral type F2V-IV, previous analyses have stated that the star is a G8III giant star and an ...

                                               

HXMM01

HXMM01, known more formally as 1HERMES S250 J022016.5−060143, is a starburst galaxy located in the northwestern portion of the constellation Cetus. Discovered in 2013 by a team at the University of California, Irvine, it was discovered that HXMM0 ...

                                               

Iota Ceti

Iota Ceti is the Bayer designation for a star system in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It has the traditional name Deneb Kaitos Shemali. The name was from the Arabic word ذنب قيطس الشمالي - dhanab qaytas al-shamālī, meaning the northern t ...

                                               

K2-148b

K2-148b is a confirmed super-Earth, probably rocky, closely orbiting a small orange dwarf star. It is the innermost of three Super-Earths around the star K2-148, which is in a wide binary pair with the M0.5V red dwarf EPIC 220194953. K2-148b is t ...

                                               

Kappa1 Ceti

Kappa 1 Ceti is a yellow dwarf star approximately 30 light-years away in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. The star was discovered to have a rapid rotation, roughly once every nine days. Though there are no extrasolar planets confirmed to be ...

                                               

Kappa2 Ceti

Kappa 2 Ceti, is a solitary, yellow-hued star located in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It is faintly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.66. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 10.11 mas as seen from Earth, ...

                                               

Lambda Ceti

Lambda Ceti, Latinized from λ Ceti, is B-type star of fifth-magnitude located in the constellation Cetus. Historically, the star bore the traditional name Menkar, although today that name is more commonly associated with α Ceti. This star, along ...

                                               

LHS 1140

LHS 1140 is a red dwarf in the constellation of Cetus. Based on its stellar properties, it is thought to be about 41 light-years away from the Sun. LHS refers to the Luyten Half-Second Catalogue of stars with proper motions exceeding half a secon ...

                                               

Mira

Mira, designation Omicron Ceti, is a red giant star estimated to be 200–400 light-years from the Sun in the constellation Cetus. ο Ceti is a binary stellar system, consisting of a variable red giant Mira A along with a white dwarf companion Mira ...

                                               

NGC 116

NGC 116 is a possibly lost or "non-existent" object in the constellation Cetus. This object is up for debate and has been considered to possibly be PGC 1671.

                                               

NGC 187

NGC 187 is a barred spiral galaxy located around 3.2 million light-years away in the constellation Cetus, although it can refer to our Milky Way. This galaxy has a stretching bond of clouds in which theres a possibility for stars to be born for a ...

                                               

NGC 428

NGC 428 is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation of Cetus, with its spiral structure distorted and warped, possibly the result of the collision of two galaxies. There appears to be a substantial amount of star formation occurring within NGC ...

                                               

NGC 540

NGC 540 is a lenticular galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It is estimated to be 451 million light years from the Milky Way and has a diameter of approximately 120.000 light years. The object was discovered on October 15, 1885 by the American ast ...

                                               

NGC 585

NGC 585 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Cetus, which is about 245 million light-years from the Milky Way s center. The object was discovered on December 20, 1827 by the British astronomer John Frederick William Herschel.

                                               

NGC 596

NGC 596 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Cetus. The galaxy lies 65 million light years away from Earth, which means, given its apparent dimensions, that NGC 596 is approximately 60.000 light years across. The galaxy shows an outer env ...

                                               

NGC 701

NGC 701 is a spiral galaxy with a high star formation rate in the constellation Cetus. It is estimated to be 86 million light years from the Milky Way and has a diameter of approximately 65.000 light years. The object was discovered on January 10 ...

                                               

NGC 838

NGC 838 is a lenticular galaxy located at approximately 177 million light years away in the constellation of Cetus. It is part of the Hickson Compact Group 16.

                                               

NGC 908

NGC 908 is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Cetus. It is at a distance of 60 million light years away from Earth. NGC 908 has vigorous star formation and is a starburst galaxy. The galaxy has three-arm spiral pattern, with two arms ...

                                               

NGC 1052

NGC 1052 is located at a distance of around 63 million light years from the Milky Way, and has a LINER-type active galactic nucleus which signals the intense starburst activity in the galaxys center that were confirmed with observations with bett ...

                                               

NGC 1052-DF2

NGC 1052-DF2 is an ultra diffuse galaxy in the constellation Cetus, which was identified in a wide-field imaging survey of the NGC 1052 group by the Dragonfly Telephoto Array. It has been proposed that the galaxy contains little or no dark matter ...

                                               

Nu Ceti

ν Ceti, Latinized as Nu Ceti, is a binary star system in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It is visible to the naked eye as a faint point of light with a combined apparent visual magnitude of 4.86. The system is located approximately 340 li ...

                                               

Phi1 Ceti

Phi 1 Ceti is a single star located in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of +4.78. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 13.96 mas, it is located about 234 light years from th ...

                                               

Phi2 Ceti

Phi 2 Ceti, is a star located in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. φ 2 Ceti is also known as 19 Cet, and HD 4813. Based upon parallax measurements, it is located about 51 light years away. It has an apparent visual magnitude of +5.19, making ...

                                               

Phi3 Ceti

Phi 3 Ceti is a solitary, orange-hued star in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It is faintly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.31. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 5.92 mas as seen from Earth, it is locat ...

                                               

Phi4 Ceti

Phi 4 Ceti is a solitary, orange-hued star in the equatorial constellation Cetus. It is faintly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 5.61. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 9.76 mas as seen from Earth, it is located ...

                                               

Pi Ceti

Pi Ceti, Latinized from π Ceti, is the Bayer designation for a star system in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.238. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 8.30 mas, it is ...

                                               

PSR J0108−1431

PSR J0108−1431 is a solitary pulsar located at a distance of about 130 parsecs in the constellation Cetus. This pulsar was discovered in 1994 during the Parkes Southern Pulsar Survey. It is considered a very old pulsar with an estimated age of 16 ...

                                               

Rho Ceti

Rho Ceti, Latinized from ρ Ceti, is the Bayer designation for a star in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It is faintly visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 4.885. The distance to this star, based upon an annual para ...

                                               

Ross 548

Ross 548 is a variable white dwarf star of the DAV type. It was found to be variable in 1970; in 1972, it was given the variable star designation ZZ Ceti, which also refers to the entire class of DAV variable white dwarfs., pp. 891, 895.

                                               

SDSS J0106−1000

SDSS J0106-1000 is a binary star located about 7.800 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cetus. This system consists of two white dwarfs orbiting about each other once every 39 minutes. It was one of the shortest-period detached binary wh ...

                                               

SDSS J0303-0019

SDSS J0303-0019 is a distant quasar in the z≥6 regime. It is one of the first two quasars discovered that appear to be "dust-free", the other being QSO J0005-0006. On 17 March 2010, Xiaohui Fan, an astronomer at the University of Arizona, leader ...

                                               

T Ceti

T Ceti is a semiregular variable star located in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It varies between magnitudes 5.0 and 6.9 over 159.3 days. The stellar parallax shift measured by Hipparcos is 3.7 mas, which yields a distance estimate of rou ...

                                               

Tau Ceti

Tau Ceti, Latinized from τ Ceti, is a single star in the constellation Cetus that is spectrally similar to the Sun, although it has only about 78% of the Suns mass. At a distance of just under 12 light-years from the Solar System, it is a relativ ...

                                               

Theta Ceti

Theta Ceti, Latinized from θ Ceti, is a solitary, orange-hued star in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 3.60. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 28.66 mas as seen from E ...

                                               

Upsilon Ceti

Upsilon Ceti, Latinized from υ Ceti, is a solitary star in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It is visible to the naked eye with an apparent visual magnitude of 3.95. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 11.14 mas, it is located about 293 ...

                                               

WASP-44b

WASP-44b is a closely orbiting Jupiter-sized planet found in the orbit of the sunlike star WASP-44 by the SuperWASP program, which searches for transiting planets that cross in front of their host stars as seen from Earth. After follow-up observa ...

                                               

WD J2356-209

WD J2356−209 is a white dwarf star located 65 pc away from the Earth. It is a very faint white dwarf, with an apparent visual magnitude of 21.03. Its visible spectrum is dominated by a broad absorption feature that has been attributed to pressure ...

                                               

Xi1 Ceti

Xi 1 Ceti, is a binary system located in the constellation Cetus, suspected as a ternary. In Chinese, 天囷 Tiān Qūn, meaning Circular Celestial Granary, refers to an asterism consisting of α Ceti, κ 1 Ceti, λ Ceti, μ Ceti, ξ 1 Ceti, ξ 2 Ceti, ν C ...

                                               

Xi2 Ceti

Xi 2 Ceti is a star located in the constellation Cetus, approximately 60 parsecs from Earth. Xi 2 Ceti is a spectrophotometric standard star. It has exhausted its core hydrogen, evolved away from the main sequence, and expanded to become a giant ...

                                               

Zeta Ceti

Zeta Ceti is a binary star in the equatorial constellation of Cetus. It has a combined apparent visual magnitude of 3.74, which is bright enough to be seen with the naked eye. Based upon parallax measurements taken during the Hipparcos mission, i ...

                                               

Alpha Circini

Alpha Circini is a variable star in the faint, southern, circumpolar constellation of Circinus. At an apparent visual magnitude of 3.19, it is the brightest star in the constellation and can be readily seen with the naked eye from the southern he ...

                                               

AX Circini

AX Circini is a binary star system in the southern constellation of Circinus. It has a nominal magnitude of 5.91, which is bright enough to be visible to the naked eye. Based upon an annual parallax shift of 1.7 mas, it is located roughly 1.900 l ...

                                               

Beta Circini

Beta Circini, Latinized from β Circini, is an A-type main sequence star and is the second-brightest star in the constellation of Circinus. It has an apparent visual magnitude of approximately 4.069, which is bright enough to be viewed with the na ...

                                               

BP Circini

BP Circini is a star in the constellation Circinus. A Cepheid variable, its apparent magnitude ranges from 7.37 to 7.71 over 2.39810 days. It is a yellow-white supergiant of spectral type F2 or F3II. A spectroscopic binary, it has a 4.7 solar mas ...

                                               

BX Circini

BX Circini is a star in the constellation Circinus. Its variability was discovered in 1995, with its apparent magnitude ranging from 12.57 to 12.62 over a period of 2 hours 33 minutes. It is currently classified as a PV Telescopii variable star, ...

                                               

Circinus X-1

Not to be confused with Cygnus X-1 Circinus X-1 is an X-ray binary star system that includes a neutron star. Observation of Circinus X-1 in July 2007 revealed the presence of X-ray jets normally found in black hole systems; it is the first of the ...