Kaffaljidhma is a white main-sequence star in the constellation Cetus. At 80 light years away, it is the 276th brightest star in the Earth's sky, where it shines at an apparent visual magnitude of 3.47. Kaffaljidhma is a multiple-star system. It is moving through the Galaxy at a speed of 24.4 km/s relative to the Sun. Its projected Galactic orbit carries it between 22,400 and 34,700 light years from the center of the Galaxy.
Sky position: RA 2h 43.3m, Dec +3° 14.4'
Common designations: Kaffaljidhma, Gamma Ceti, 86 Ceti, HIP 12706, HD 16970, Gliese 9098 A
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