Baten Kaitos

Zeta Ceti (ζ Cet, ζ Ceti) is a star in the constellation Cetus. It has the traditional name Baten Kaitos (Arabic batn qaytus بطن قيتوس - "belly of the sea monster").

In the catalogue of stars in the Calendarium of Al Achsasi al Mouakket, this star was designated Rabah al Naamat (رابع ألنعامة - raabi3 al naʽāmāt), which was translated into Latin as Quarta Struthionum, meaning the fourth ostrich.[1] This star, along with η Cet (Deneb Algenubi), θ Cet (Thanih Al Naamat), τ Cet(Thalath Al Naamat), and υ Cet, were Al Naʽāmāt (ألنعامة), the Hen Ostriches.[2][3]