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What is the size of Cetus constellation?

The size of a constellation such as Cetus (The Whale) is measured in square degrees and it is 1231.411 sq. degrees in size. It takes up 2.99% of the night sky. It is the 4th largest constellation in the night sky.

It has 110 stars that have an apparent magnitude of 6.5 or lower. 6.5 is the faintest a star can be before it is no longer viewable with the naked eye. Of those bright stars, only 14 stars make up the constellation pattern.

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