Cayrel's Star Facts
- Cayrel's Star's star type is star that can be located in the constellation of Cetus. The description is based on the spectral class.
- Cayrel's Star is not part of the constellation outline but is within the borders of the constellation.
- The star can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
Location of Cayrel's Star
The location of the star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For Cayrel's Star, the location is 01h 29m 30.31 and -16 ° 08`5.51 .
Additional Cayrel's Star Facts and Figures
|Primary / Proper / Traditional Name||Cayrel's Star|
|Constellation's Main Star||No|
|Multiple Star System||No / Unknown|
|Visual / Apparent Magnitude||11.70|
|Naked Eye Visible||Requires a 4.5 - 6 Inch Telescope - Magnitudes|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||01h 29m 30.31|
|Declination (Dec.)||-16 ° 08`5.51|
Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts
Sources and Links
Location of Cayrel's Star in Cetus
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|how could we see Cayrel's Star if light can be seen only if it's redirected by something?|