List of stars in Dorado

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

Name B Var HD HIP RA Dec vis.
mag.
abs.
mag.
Dist. (ly) Sp. class Notes
α Dor α 29305 21281 04h 33m 59.72s −55° 02′ 42.0″ 3.30 −0.36 176 A0IIIp(Si) double star; α2 CVn variable, Vmax = 3.26m, Vmin = 3.30m, P = 2.95 d
β Dor β 37350 26069 05h 33m 37.52s −62° 29′ 23.5″ 3.76 −3.76 1038 F4-G4Ia-II Cepheid variable, Vmax = 3.41m, Vmin = 4.08m, P = 9.8426 d
γ Dor γ 27290 19893 04h 16m 01.49s −51° 29′ 13.5″ 4.26 2.72 66 F0V-F5V prototype γ Dor variable, Vmax = 4.23m, Vmin = 4.27m, P = 0.7570 d
δ Dor δ 39014 27100 05h 44m 46.42s −65° 44′ 07.9″ 4.34 1.10 145 A7V
HD 40409 40409 27890 05h 54m 05.90s −63° 05′ 27.7″ 4.65 2.47 89 K1III/IV
ζ Dor ζ 33262 23693 05h 05m 30.69s −57° 28′ 22.8″ 4.71 4.38 38 F7V variable star, ΔV = 0.005m, P = 3.49614 d
θ Dor θ 34649 24372 05h 13m 45.43s −67° 11′ 07.3″ 4.81 −1.31 546 K2III
η2 Dor η2 43455 29353 06h 11m 15.02s −65° 35′ 22.9″ 5.01 −1.56 671 M2.5III semiregular variable, Vmax = 4.94m, Vmin = 5.09m
ν Dor ν 43107 29134 06h 08m 44.34s −68° 50′ 36.4″ 5.06 0.42 277 B8V
ε Dor ε 39844 27534 05h 49m 53.55s −66° 54′ 04.4″ 5.10 −0.88 512 B6V suspected variable
λ Dor λ 36189 25429 05h 26m 19.28s −58° 54′ 45.4″ 5.14 −0.64 467 G6III
WZ Dor WZ 33684 23840 05h 07m 34.01s −63° 23′ 58.5″ 5.19 −1.23 627 M3III semiregular variable, ΔV = 0.12m, P = 40 d
κ Dor κ 30478 22040 04h 44m 21.12s −59° 43′ 58.2″ 5.28 1.11 222 A8/A9III/IV suspected δ Sct varible, ΔV = 0.03m
HD 37297 37297 26001 05h 32m 59.52s −64° 13′ 39.1″ 5.34 1.08 232 G8/K0III spectroscopic binary
π2 Dor π2 46116 30565 06h 25m 28.65s −69° 41′ 26.8″ 5.37 0.81 266 G8III
π1 Dor π1 45669 30321 06h 22m 38.23s −69° 59′ 02.9″ 5.56 −0.75 595 K5III
R Dor R 29712 21479 04h 36m 45.68s −62° 04′ 37.1″ 5.59 1.61 203 M8IIIe semiregular variable, Vmax = 4.78m, Vmin = 6.32m, P = 172 d
η1 Dor η1 42525 28909 06h 06m 09.36s −66° 02′ 22.9″ 5.72 0.68 332 A0V
HD 36584 36584 25482 05h 26m 59.82s −68° 37′ 21.0″ 6.02 1.62 248 F0IV/V double star
HD 27604 27604 20109 04h 18m 39.98s −52° 51′ 37.0″ 6.08 1.73 242 A8V+... double star
HD 31746 31746 22844 04h 54m 52.92s −58° 32′ 52.1″ 6.11 3.66 101 F3V
HD 36876 36876 25781 05h 30m 15.87s −63° 55′ 40.2″ 6.19 0.75 400 F0IV double star
HD 28255 28255 20552 04h 24m 12.32s −57° 04′ 16.2″ 6.28 4.12 88 G4V+... triple star
HR 1960 AZ 37935 26368 05h 36m 54.99s −66° 33′ 37.1″ 6.28 −0.82 856 B9.5V Be star, Vmax = 6.26m, Vmin = 6.29m, P = 395.48 d
HD 46730 46730 30973 06h 30m 03.01s −65° 34′ 06.2″ 6.28 1.34 317 F0III variable star, ΔV = 0.008m, P = 0.10133 d
HD 37501 37501 26190 05h 34m 57.44s −61° 10′ 33.5″ 6.32 1.18 348 G5IV
HD 39963 39963 27660 05h 51m 23.10s −64° 02′ 01.0″ 6.35 −1.32 1116 G8III
HD 31754 31754 22737 04h 53m 30.49s −66° 40′ 31.6″ 6.43 −1.30 1148 M0/M1III semiregular variable, Vmax = 6.39m, Vmin = 6.43m
HD 24863 24863 18275 03h 54m 33.94s −52° 41′ 25.2″ 6.46 1.31 349 A4V suspected variable, Vmax = 6.40m, Vmin = 6.47m
HD 30610 30610 22081 04h 44m 57.91s −63° 13′ 46.9″ 6.46 0.73 456 K0/K1III suspected variable, Vmax = 6.45m, Vmin = 6.48m
XY Dor XY 25470 18691 04h 00m 15.53s −51° 33′ 53.9″ 6.52 1250 M1III semiregular variable, ΔV = 0.07m
XZ Dor XZ 31009 22381 04h 49m 04.75s −56° 39′ 59.7″ 6.55 1450 M2III slow irregular variable, ΔV = 0.16m
AB Dor AB 36705 25647 05h 28m 44.83s −65° 26′ 54.9″ 7.00 49 K0V triple star system; T Tau star, Vmax = 6.74m, Vmin = 7.12m, P = 0.5139 d; member of the AB Doradus moving group
HD 28254 28254 20606 04h 24m 50.71s −50° 37′ 19.9″ 7.71 3.96 183 G5V has a planet (b)
HD 30177 30177 21850 04h 41m 54.37s −58° 01′ 14.7″ 8.41 179 G8V has a planet (b)
HD 33579 33579 23718 05h 05m 55.51s −67° 53′ 10.9″ 9.14 160000 A4Ia in LMC; yellow hypergiant
S Dor S 35343 05h 18m 14.3s −69° 14′ 59″ 9.72 A0-5eq in LMC; prototype luminous blue variable, Vmax = 8.8m, Vmin = 10.83m; one of the most luminous stars known
WASP-62 05h 48m 34.0s −63° 59′ 18″ 10.3 1566 F7 has a transiting planet (b)
HD 38282 38282 05h 38m 53.39s −69° 02′ 00.9″ 10.50 160000 WN5-6h+WN6-6h in LMC; Wolf-Rayet binary; both components among the most luminous stars known
HD 37974 37974 05h 36m 25.84s −69° 22′ 55.9″ 10.96 160000 Be in LMC; blue hypergiant; α Cyg variable, Vmax = 10.85m, Vmin = 11.0m, one of the most luminous stars known
Melnick 42 05h 38m 42.13s −69° 05′ 55.3″ 10.96 160000 O3If/WN in LMC; one of the most luminous stars known
AA Dor AA 269696 05h 31m 40.35s −69° 53′ 02.2″ 11.14 sdB+dM Algol variable, Vmax = 11.13m, Vmin = 11.6m, P = 0.2615398 d
RW Dor RW 269320 24763 05h 18m 32.54s −68° 13′ 32.8″ 11.16 307.5 G4/5V W UMa variable, ΔV = 0.454m, P = 0.285463 d
R99 269445 05h 22m 59.80s −68° 01′ 46.6″ 11.46 160000 Bep in LMC; luminous blue variable, one of the most luminous stars known
HD 36402 36402 05h 26m 03.94s −67° 29′ 57.0″ 11.62 160000 WC4+O8I in LMC; Wolf–Rayet star
HV 883 05h 00m 07.51s −68° 27′ 00.2″ 11.63 160000 G2:Iabv... in LMC; Cepheid variable, Vmax = 11.55m, Vmin = 12.85m, P = 133.45 d
HD 34664 34664 05h 13m 52.99s −67° 26′ 54.9″ 11.70 160000 B0Iab:e in LMC; Be star
Gliese 163 19394 04h 09m 15.66s −53° 22′ 25.3″ 11.81 48.88 M3.5 has 3 planets
R139 05h 38m 42.35s −69° 04′ 58.1″ 11.97 160000 O7Iap in LMC; one of the most luminous stars known
Brey 75 05h 38m 40.53s −67° 05′ 57.2″ 12.02 160000 WN6h in LMC; Wolf–Rayet star; one of the most luminous stars known
R84 269227 05h 13m 54.27s −69° 31′ 46.7″ 12.04 160000 WN9h in LMC; Wolf–Rayet star
HD 38489 38489 05h 40m 13.33s −69° 22′ 46.5″ 12.22 160000 B[e] in LMC; Be star
HD 269810 269810 05h 35m 13.91s −67° 33′ 27.5″ 12.28 160000 OB in LMC; one of the most luminous and most massive stars known
BAT99-104 05h 38m 41.88s −69° 06′ 13.7″ 12.5 160000 WN in LMC; Wolf–Rayet star; one of the most luminous stars known
R136a1 05h 38m 42.43s −69° 06′ 02.2″ 12.77 160000 WN5h in R136; most massive and most luminous star known as of 2014
R136c 05h 38m 42.92s −69° 06′ 04.9″ 12.86 160000 WN5h in R136; one of the most massive and most luminous stars known
R136a3 05h 38m 42.29s −69° 06′ 03.5″ 12.93 160000 Wn5h in R136; one of the most massive and most luminous stars known
HD 38344 38344 05h 39m 11.32s −69° 02′ 01.4″ 13.07 160000 WR: in LMC; Wolf–Rayet star; one of the most luminous stars known
LH54-425 05h 26m 24.25s −67° 30′ 17.2″ 13.1 160000 O3IIIf+O6v in LMC
BE 381 05h 35m 54.37s −67° 59′ 07.9″ 13.27 160000 WN9h in LMC; Wolf–Rayet star
R136a2 05h 36m 42.45s −69° 06′ 02.2″ 13.38 160000 Wn5h in R136; one of the most massive and most luminous stars known
BAT99-116 05h 38m 44.25s −69° 06′ 05.8″ 13.5 160000 WN... in LMC; high-mass X-ray binary; companion star is one of the most luminous stars known
R136b 05h 38m 42.77s −69° 06′ 03.4″ 13.66 160000 WN9ha in R136; Wolf–Rayet star
R136a5 05h 38m 42.47s −69° 06′ 02.0″ 13.73 160000 O3Iab: in R136; one of the most massive and most luminous stars known
A0538-66 05h 35m 41.01s −66° 51′ 53.5″ 13.8 160000 B0.5IIIe in LMC; high-mass X-ray binary
BI 253 05h 37m 34.46s −69° 01′ 10.2″ 13.88 160000 O2V(f*) in LMC; O2 spectral type standard; runaway star
LMC X-4 05h 32m 49.54s −66° 22′ 13.3″ 14.0 160000 O8III in LMC; high-mass X-ray binary
BAT99-68 05h 35m 42.22s −69° 11′ 54.24″ 14.13 160000 O3If*/WN6 in LMC; Wolf–Rayet binary; one of the most luminous stars known
BB Dor BB 05h 29m 28.66s −58° 54′ 46.5″ 14.3 VY Scl variable, Vmax = 14.3m, Vmin = 19.3m, P = 0.154095 d
R127 269858 05h 36m 43.69s −69° 29′ 47.5″ 14.5 160000 O8(f)p in LMC; luminous blue variable
LMC X-1 05h 39m 38.84s −69° 44′ 35.7″ 14.5 160000 O8(f)p in LMC; high-mass X-ray binary
HD 269908 269908 05h 38m 27.70s −68° 28′ 58.5″ 14.71 160000 WR in LMC; Wolf–Rayet star; one of the most luminous stars known
BAT99-66 05h 35m 29.81s −67° 06′ 49.4″ 15.36 160000 WR: in LMC; Wolf–Rayet star; one of the most luminous stars known
VFTS 102 05h 37m 39.25s −69° 05′ 51.04″ 15.81 160000 Omp+... in LMC; fastest-rotating known star
VFTS 682 05h 38m 59.53s −69° 04′ 26.72″ 16.08 160000 WN5h in LMC; one of the most massive and most luminous stars known
HE 0437-5439 04h 38m 12.77s −54° 33′ 11.9″ 16.3 200000 BV hypervelocity star
LMC X-3 05h 38m 56.30s −64° 05′ 03.0″ 17.2 160000 B2.5Ve in LMC; high-mass X-ray binary
WOH G64 04h 55m 10.48s −68° 20′ 29.8″ 18.46 160000 M7.5 in LMC; one of the largest known stars
CAL-83 05h 43m 34.5s −68° 22′ 18″ 160000 in LMC; X-ray binary
PSR B0540-69 05h 40m 11.16s −69° 19′ 53.9″ 160000 O8(f)p in LMC; pulsar
PSR J0537-6910 05h 37m 47.42s −69° 10′ 19.9″ 160000 O8(f)p in LMC; pulsar
SGR 0525-66 05h 26m 00.7s −66° 04′ 35″ 160000 in LMC; soft gamma repeater
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