Friday, July 20, 2007

YZ Ceti

Star type
g M4.5 Ve (flare star)

Distance from Earth
g 12.2 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g NA

Diameter/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g NA 8.5%; NA

Brightness (xSol)
g 1/5000

g NA

Comparison to Sol

Picture of star
g See picture

Star system features
g NA

Known planets
g NA

Habitable zone
g NA

Orbital map
g NA

View from star
g See sky map

Nearby stars
(Star systems with 10 light years)
g Tau Ceti, 1.6 ly (unusually close)

Map locating star system
g See map (listed as “L 725-32”)

Location in Earth sky
g south central part of Constellation Cetus, the Whale -- southwest of Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti) and northeast of Deneb Kaitos or Diphida (Beta Ceti); not visible to naked eye

Other names
g GCTP 248.01
g GJ 54.1
g Gl 268-135
g LHS 138
g LTT 670
g L 725-32
g HIP 5643

Sci-fi mentions
g NA

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