List of stars in Capricornus

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This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Capricornus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

Name B F G. HD HIP RA Dec vis.
mag.
abs.
mag.
Dist. (ly) Sp. class Notes
δ Cap δ 49 123 207098 107556 21h 47m 02.29s −16° 07′ 35.6″ 2.85 2.49 39 A5mF2 (IV) Deneb Algiedi, Scheddi
β Cap β 9 14 193495 100345 20h 21m 00.65s −14° 46′ 53.0″ 3.05 −2.07 344 A5:n Dabih; multiple star system
α2 Cap α2 6 9 192947 100064 20h 18m 03.22s −12° 32′ 41.5″ 3.58 0.97 109 G6/G8III Algedi Secunda, Secunda Giedi
γ Cap γ 40 110 206088 106985 21h 40m 05.34s −16° 39′ 44.1″ 3.69 0.54 139 A7III:mp... Nashira; α 2 CVn variable, ΔV = ~0.03m
ζ Cap ζ 34 93 204075 105881 21h 26m 40.03s −22° 24′ 41.0″ 3.77 −1.66 398 G4Ibp... Yan (燕), Yen[1]
θ Cap θ 23 70 200761 104139 21h 05m 56.78s −17° 13′ 57.8″ 4.08 0.65 158 A1V Qin (秦), Tsin,[1] Dorsum
ω Cap ω 18 56 198542 102978 20h 51m 49.30s −26° 55′ 08.9″ 4.12 −2.30 628 K4III Baten Algiedi
ψ Cap ψ 16 47 197692 102485 20h 46m 05.77s −25° 16′ 13.9″ 4.13 3.30 48 F5V Yue[1]
ι Cap ι 32 86 203387 105515 21h 22m 14.78s −16° 50′ 04.4″ 4.28 0.18 215 G8III Dai (代), Tae;[1] BY Dra variable, ΔV = 0.06m
α1 Cap α1 5 8 192876 100027 20h 17m 38.86s −12° 30′ 29.6″ 4.30 −2.32 686 G3Ib Algedi Prima, Prima Giedi
24 Cap A 24 73 200914 104234 21h 07m 07.69s −25° 00′ 20.7″ 4.49 −1.53 522 K5/M0III
36 Cap b 36 98 204381 106039 21h 28m 43.32s −21° 48′ 25.8″ 4.50 0.80 179 K0III Jin (晉), Tsin[1]
ε Cap ε 39 108 205637 106723 21h 37m 04.82s −19° 27′ 57.6″ 4.51 −2.03 663 B3V:p Castra, Kastra; triple star system; γ Cas variable, Vmax = 4.48m, Vmin = 4.72m
κ Cap κ 43 113 206453 107188 21h 42m 39.42s −18° 51′ 58.7″ 4.72 −0.03 291 G8III
ν Cap ν 8 12 193432 100310 20h 20m 39.81s −12° 45′ 32.6″ 4.77 0.16 272 B9IV Alshat
ρ Cap ρ 11 22 194943 101027 20h 28m 51.62s −17° 48′ 49.2″ 4.77 2.37 99 F3V Bos
η Cap η 22 68 200499 104019 21h 04m 24.32s −19° 51′ 17.8″ 4.82 1.39 158 A5V Armus, Zhou (周), Chow[1]
π Cap π 10 17 194636 100881 20h 27m 19.20s −18° 12′ 42.1″ 5.08 −1.47 665 B4V Okul
μ Cap μ 51 130 207958 108036 21h 53m 17.58s −13° 33′ 06.5″ 5.08 2.87 90 F3IV Kuh[1]
46 Cap c 46 118 206834 107382 21h 45m 00.25s −09° 04′ 56.7″ 5.10 −1.85 799 G8II-III part of Saʽd al Suʽud[2][3]
υ Cap υ 15 41 196777 101984 20h 40m 02.96s −18° 08′ 19.0″ 5.15 −1.67 755 M1III
42 Cap 42 111 206301 107095 21h 41m 32.93s −14° 02′ 48.7″ 5.16 2.60 106 G2V BY Cap; RS CVn variable, Vmax = 5.13m, Vmin = 5.18m
φ Cap φ 28 80 202320 104963 21h 15m 37.89s −20° 39′ 06.1″ 5.17 −1.46 691 K0II/III
τ Cap τ, τ2 14 39 196662 101923 20h 39m 16.32s −14° 57′ 17.0″ 5.24 −3.41 1753 B7III
41 Cap 41 112 206356 107128 21h 42m 00.64s −23° 15′ 45.5″ 5.24 0.84 247 K0III
σ Cap σ 7 11 193150 100195 20h 19m 23.60s −19° 07′ 06.6″ 5.28 −1.37 697 K2III
χ Cap χ 25 76 201184 104365 21h 08m 33.61s −21° 11′ 36.7″ 5.30 1.46 191 A0V
29 Cap 29 81 202369 104974 21h 15m 44.83s −15° 10′ 17.4″ 5.31 −1.11 628 M2III
33 Cap 33 90 203638 105665 21h 24m 09.60s −20° 51′ 05.6″ 5.38 1.16 228 K0III
30 Cap 30 82 202671 105143 21h 17m 57.28s −17° 59′ 06.5″ 5.40 −0.85 579 B5II/III
λ Cap λ 48 121 207052 107517 21h 46m 32.08s −11° 21′ 57.4″ 5.57 0.80 294 A1V
87 G. Cap 87 203475 105576 21h 23m 00.47s −22° 40′ 08.6″ 5.63 −0.92 667 M0III
29 G. Cap 29 195564 101345 20h 32m 23.51s −09° 51′ 13.1″ 5.66 3.74 79 G3V
63 G. Cap 63 199260 103389 20h 56m 47.27s −26° 17′ 46.4″ 5.70 4.09 68 F7V
37 Cap 37 105 205289 106559 21h 34m 51.07s −20° 05′ 03.8″ 5.70 3.53 88 F5V
Gl 785 5 192310 99825 20h 15m 16.58s −27° 01′ 57.1″ 5.73 6.00 29 K3V has two planets (b) and (c)
19 Cap 19 61 199012 103226 20h 54m 47.85s −17° 55′ 22.3″ 5.78 0.36 395 K0III
35 Cap 35 94 204139 105928 21h 27m 14.83s −21° 11′ 46.1″ 5.78 0.02 462 K3III
43 G. Cap 43 196857 102026 20h 40m 32.56s −16° 07′ 27.7″ 5.79 0.77 329 K0III
ξ2 Cap ξ 2 4 191862 99572 20h 12m 25.76s −12° 37′ 01.3″ 5.84 3.60 91 F5V
4 Cap 4 7 192879 100062 20h 18m 01.38s −21° 48′ 35.6″ 5.86 0.76 341 G8III
52 G. Cap 52 198174 102772 20h 49m 17.61s −25° 46′ 52.3″ 5.86 −1.37 911 B8II
44 Cap 44 115 206561 107232 21h 43m 04.40s −14° 23′ 59.1″ 5.88 0.39 409 A9/F0V
64 G. Cap 64 199443 103460 20h 57m 40.61s −16° 01′ 53.6″ 5.89 2.12 185 A2/A3III
17 Cap 17 48 197725 102487 20h 46m 09.97s −21° 30′ 50.4″ 5.91 1.32 270 A1V
ο Cap ο 12 25 195094 101123 20h 29m 53.89s −18° 34′ 58.7″ 5.94 1.62 239 A1V binary star
45 Cap 45 116 206677 107302 21h 44m 00.98s −14° 44′ 57.8″ 5.96 2.36 171 A7IV/V
47 Cap 47 120 207005 107487 21h 46m 16.26s −09° 16′ 33.4″ 6.00 −1.89 1235 M3III AG Cap; semiregular variable, Vmax = 5.90m, Vmin = 6.14m, P = 25 d
67 G. Cap 67 200052 103777 21h 01m 45.27s −26° 52′ 51.4″ 6.04 1.24 298 A3V
79 G. Cap 79 202261 104914 21h 15m 06.62s −17° 20′ 42.3″ 6.05 0.78 368 K0III
BW Cap 134 208735 108494 21h 58m 43.78s −21° 10′ 58.5″ 6.06 −3.64 2835 M2III irregular variable, ΔV = ~0.12m
21 Cap 21 66 199947 103703 21h 00m 51.78s −17° 31′ 51.1″ 6.07 −0.05 545 K3III
109 G. Cap 109 206005 106938 21h 39m 28.09s −10° 34′ 36.4″ 6.07 1.12 319 K0
β2 Cap β2 13 193452 100325 20h 20m 46.52s −14° 47′ 05.6″ 6.09 1.18 313 B9.5III/IV component of the β Cap system
27 G. Cap 27 195330 101221 20h 31m 04.33s −15° 03′ 21.8″ 6.10 1.15 318 K1/K2III+..
31 G. Cap 31 195838 101507 20h 34m 11.66s −13° 43′ 16.5″ 6.11 3.53 107 G0V
24 G. Cap 24 195006 101090 20h 29m 31.34s −22° 23′ 29.4″ 6.13 0.07 531 K5III
AV Cap 1 191110 99221 20h 08m 31.27s −10° 03′ 45.0″ 6.18 0.15 524 B9.5III α2 CVn variable, ΔV = ~0.02m
75 G. Cap 75 201057 104297 21h 07m 44.68s −17° 27′ 20.8″ 6.18 0.57 432 B9.5V
32 G. Cap 32 196078 101608 20h 35m 32.21s −16° 31′ 32.9″ 6.19 1.91 235 A5II/III
128 G. Cap 128 207760 107901 21h 51m 41.66s −18° 37′ 21.9″ 6.19 2.15 210 F0V
53 G. Cap 53 198208 102780 20h 49m 20.54s −18° 02′ 08.8″ 6.20 −1.49 1124 K3III
114 G. Cap 114 206546 107238 21h 43m 13.48s −19° 37′ 15.4″ 6.23 1.02 360 A0m...
27 Cap 27 78 201352 104452 21h 09m 32.93s −20° 33′ 22.8″ 6.25 2.59 176 F2IV/V
20 Cap 20 65 199728 103616 20h 59m 36.13s −19° 02′ 06.8″ 6.26 0.66 430 Ap Si AO Cap; α2 CVn variable, ΔV = 0.05m, P = 2.25 d
15 G. Cap 15 193896 100524 20h 23m 00.78s −09° 39′ 16.8″ 6.29 0.66 435 G5II-III
44 G. Cap 44 196947 102094 20h 41m 24.26s −25° 59′ 59.5″ 6.29 −0.19 644 K2III
3 Cap 3 6 192666 99918 20h 16m 22.80s −12° 20′ 13.5″ 6.30 0.26 527 B9IV
124 G. Cap 124 207503 107750 21h 49m 41.02s −12° 43′ 22.5″ 6.31 0.35 506 A1/A2III
58 G. Cap 58 198732 103071 20h 53m 01.10s −23° 46′ 59.0″ 6.32 1.94 245 K0III
ξ1 Cap ξ1 1 3 191753 99529 20h 11m 57.90s −12° 23′ 32.5″ 6.34 0.49 483 K0III
28 G. Cap 28 195549 101384 20h 32m 52.35s −24° 56′ 37.4″ 6.35 1.19 350 A0V
40 G. Cap 40 196761 101997 20h 40m 11.44s −23° 46′ 30.0″ 6.36 5.53 48 G8/K0V
35 G. Cap 35 196385 101808 20h 37m 52.18s −25° 06′ 33.1″ 6.38 2.87 164 A9V
89 G. Cap 89 203639 105662 21h 24m 07.94s −22° 44′ 49.5″ 6.38 0.56 476 K0III
125 G. Cap 125 207552 107797 21h 50m 12.97s −16° 50′ 41.6″ 6.38 −0.40 739 K3III
BE Cap 2 191639 99457 20h 11m 10.08s −08° 50′ 32.4″ 6.39 −11.22 108720 B1V Be star; variable, Vmax = 6.16m, Vmin = 6.43m
107 G. Cap 107 205342 106590 21h 35m 15.91s −23° 27′ 15.4″ 6.39 1.03 385 K1III
20 G. Cap 20 194918 101011 20h 28m 43.58s −15° 44′ 29.4″ 6.41 0.02 617 G8III
103 G. Cap 103 204943 106363 21h 32m 33.22s −24° 35′ 25.6″ 6.43 2.22 226 A7V
88 G. Cap 88 203607 105646 21h 23m 55.86s −25° 12′ 08.7″ 6.47 −0.71 888 K1III
45 G. Cap 45 197540 102414 20h 45m 13.12s −27° 14′ 50.3″ 6.50 0.70 470 G8III
ο Cap ο 12 195093 101120 20h 29m 52.58s −18° 35′ 10.2″ 6.74 3.63 136 A7/A8V
τ1 Cap τ1 13 34 196348 101751 20h 37m 21.16s −15° 08′ 50.0″ 6.76 −0.40 883 K1III
50 Cap 50 122 207061 107527 21h 46m 42.09s −11° 41′ 52.2″ 7.01 3.04 203 F6V
31 Cap 31 202723 105168 21h 18m 15.64s −17° 27′ 44.2″ 7.07 1.99 338 F0V
HD 204313 204313 106006 21h 28m 12.21s −21° 43′ 34.5″ 7.99 4.61 154 G5V has three planets (b, c & d)
HD 202206 202206 104903 21h 14m 57.77s −28° 47′ 21.15″ 8.08 4.75 151 G6V has a brown dwarf (b) and a planet (c)
HD 204941 204941 106353 21h 32m 24s −20° 57′ 27″ 8.45 88 K2V has a planet (b)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Allen 1898: Capricornus in Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning
  2. ^ Consisting with β Aqr (Sadalsuud), ξ Aqr (Deneb Algenubi) and 46 Cap (c Cap), were Saʽd al Suʽud, the Luck of Lucks. See Star Names, R.H. Allen, p. 52
  3. ^ β Aqr as Nir Saad al Saaoud or Lucida Fortunæ Fortunarum (the brightest of luck of lucks) and ξ Aqr as Thanih Saad al Saaoud or Secunda Fortunæ Fortunarum (the second of luck of lucks). c Cap should be Thalath Fortunæ Fortunarum or Tertia Fortunæ Fortunarum (the third of luck of lucks) consistently, but Al Achsasi Al Mouakket was not designated the title for this star with uncleared consideration. Possibly according to the differences of opinion with R.H.Allen