Cetus, also known as Shark, The Whale or Sea Monster, is a constellation in the night sky that borders Aries, Sculptor, Fornax, Pisces, Aquarius, Taurus and Eridanus. Cetus has 14 main stars and 23 of its stars has planets. Cetus's brightest star is Deneb Kaitos (Beta Ceti).
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Stars within Cetus are: Beta Ceti (Deneb Kaitos, Diphda, Difda al Thani, Rana Secunda), Alpha Centi (Menkar), Delta Ceti, Gamma Ceti, Zeta Ceti, Mira B, 94 Ceti, 81 Ceti, Luyten 726-8, Cayrel's Sta, HD 224693, HD 11506, HIP 11952, 25 Arietis, 79 Ceti, Tau Ceti, WASP-26, Mpingo, WASP-44, YZ Ceti, Lambda Ceti, HD 11964, BD-17 63, Gliese 1002, HD 1461, GD 40, DENIS-P J020529.0-115925, HIP 5158, HD 2638, HD 5319, Mu Ceti, LHS 1140, Upsilon Ceti, GJ 1005, CFBDS J005910.90-011401.3, NGC 156, NGC 308, NGC 302, PSR J0108-1431, HIP 11915, NGC 310, SDSS J0106-1000, WISE J0254+0223, Pi Ceti, 2 Ceti, Sigma Ceti, 7 Ceti, Nu Ceti, Iota Ceti, Chi Ceti and Epsilon Ceti. Galaxies in Cetus are: Messier 77, NGC 302, NGC 247, NGC 1055, Cetus Galaxy (Cetus Dwarf), IC 1613, NGC 1042, SXDF NB1006-2, NGC 1073, NGC 1073, NGC 1087, NGC 17, NGC 47, Abell 133, ARP 147, Abell 400, NGC 45 and NGC 1035.
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Cetus dates back to Ancient Mesopotamia as a Whale but later on it would be seen as a Sea Monster! In The Classical World, Cetus The Sea Monster was a monster who was killed by The Monster Slayer Perseus in order to rescue Princess Andromeda from Poseidon. In later Classical World tales, Heracles would be the one to slay Cetus. Cetus is in a part of the night sky known as The Sea where it is accompanied by other aquatic constellation such as Pisces, Aquarius, Piscis Austrinus, Eridanus and Capricornus.
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