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starship-design: Re: Tau Ceti

KellySt@aol.com writes:
 > In a message dated 6/27/98 8:36:48 PM, you wrote:
 > >I think I missed it, but, were is the galaxy Tau Ceti
 > >located?(Hemisphere, constilation, close stars,) I would be very happy
 > >if you could answer my question. Thanx alot
 > Can't remember off-hand.  I'll forward it to the group.  Oh, Tau Ceti is a
 > star, not a galaxy.
 > Kelly

Tau Ceti is in the constellation Cetus, which is normally visible 
in autumn and winter in northern latitudes.  Cetus is just south
of the zodiacal constellation Pisces.  Tau Ceti's sky coordinates 

RA 01h 41m 45s
Dec -16 deg 12.0 min

Its spectral class is G8, making it somewhat cooler than our Sun,
and is also about a third as luminous with an absolute visual
magnitude of 5.77.

For an excellent set of constellation charts that you can easily
use to find constellations in the sky, I recommend H. A. Rey's
_The Stars_, which was originally published in 1952 and is still
in print.