Cetus /ˈstəs/ is a constellation. Its name refers tae Cetus, a sea monster in Greek meethology, altho it is eften cried 'the whaul' the day. Cetus is locatit in the region o the sky that contains ither watter-relatit constellations such as Aquarius, Pisces, an Eridanus.

Cetus
Constellation
Cetus
AbbreviationCet
GenitiveCeti
Pronunciation/ˈstəs/, genitive /ˈst/
Seembolismthe Whaul, Shark, or Sea Monster
Richt ascension1.42 h
Declination−11.35°
QuadrantSQ1
Aurie1231 sq. deg. (4th)
Main starns15
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
88
Starns wi planets22
Starns brichter than 3.00m2
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)9
Brichtest starnβ Cet (Deneb Kaitos)† (2.04m)
Nearest starnLuyten 726-8
(8.73 ly, 2.68 pc)
Messier objects1
Meteor showersOctober Cetids
Eta Cetids
Omicron Cetids
Borderin
constellations
Aries
Pisces
Aquarius
Sculptor
Fornax
Eridanus
Taurus
Veesible at latitudes atween +70° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o November.
Note:Mira (ο Cet) is magnitude 2.0 at its brichtest.

Coordinates: Sky map 01h 25m 12s, −11° 21′ 00″