List of stars in Fornax

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

Name B Var HD HIP RA Dec vis.
mag.
abs.
mag.
Dist. (ly) Sp. class Notes
α For α 20010 14879 03h 12m 04.28s −28° 59′ 20.8″ 3.85 3.05 46 F8V 12 Eri, Dalim, Fornacis; binary star; component B is a suspected variable, Vmax = 6m, Vmin = 8m
β For β 17652 13147 02h 49m 05.36s −32° 24′ 22.6″ 4.45 0.88 169 G8III double star
ν For ν 12767 9677 02h 04m 29.43s −29° 17′ 48.6″ 4.68 −0.54 361 B9.5p (Si) α2 CVn variable, Vmax = 4.68m, Vmin = 4.73m, P = 1.89 d
ω For ω 16046 11918 02h 33m 50.71s −28° 13′ 56.4″ 4.96 −0.76 453 B9V double star
δ For δ 23227 17304 03h 42m 14.90s −31° 56′ 18.2″ 4.99 −1.77 733 B5III
φ For φ 15427 11477 02h 28m 01.69s −33° 48′ 39.8″ 5.13 1.78 153 A2/A3V
κ For κ 14802 11072 02h 22m 32.42s −23° 48′ 58.7″ 5.19 3.48 71 G2V spectroscopic binary
μ For μ 13709 10320 02h 12m 54.46s −30° 43′ 25.8″ 5.27 0.23 332 A0V
π For π 12438 9440 02h 01m 14.80s −30° 00′ 05.6″ 5.34 0.68 278 G8III
γ2 For γ2 17729 13202 02h 49m 54.15s −27° 56′ 31.3″ 5.39 −0.76 554 A1V
η3 For η3 17829 13265 02h 50m 40.40s −35° 40′ 32.6″ 5.48 −0.58 531 K2III
ρ For ρ 23940 17738 03h 47m 56.02s −30° 10′ 02.4″ 5.52 0.83 282 G6III suspected variable, Vmax = 5.45m, Vmin = 5.55m
AI For AI 20729 15479 03h 19m 34.90s −24° 07′ 22.2″ 5.63 −2.15 1173 M1III semiregular variable
ζ For ζ 18692 13942 02h 59m 36.07s −25° 16′ 27.6″ 5.69 3.14 105 F3V binary star
χ2 For χ2 21574 16112 03h 27m 33.37s −35° 40′ 52.8″ 5.71 −0.06 464 K2III suspected variable
ι1 For ι1 16307 12122 02h 36m 09.28s −30° 02′ 41.9″ 5.74 −0.76 649 G8/K0III
λ2 For λ2 16417 12186 02h 36m 58.62s −34° 34′ 38.4″ 5.78 3.74 83 G1V has a planet (b)
ι2 For ι2 16538 12288 02h 38m 18.60s −30° 11′ 38.0″ 5.84 3.08 116 F5V
ε For ε 18907 14086 03h 01m 37.45s −28° 05′ 25.7″ 5.88 3.47 99 G8/K0V
λ1 For λ1 15975 11867 02h 33m 07.04s −34° 38′ 59.7″ 5.91 0.58 380 K0/K1III
σ For σ 23738 17618 03h 46m 27.42s −29° 20′ 17.4″ 5.91 0.89 329 A2V
η2 For η2 17793 13225 02h 50m 14.75s −35° 50′ 37.3″ 5.92 −0.01 500 K0III double star
ψ For ψ 18149 13473 02h 53m 34.35s −38° 26′ 13.5″ 5.93 2.06 194 F5V
HD 20606 20606 15357 03h 18m 02.49s −28° 47′ 49.3″ 5.93 1.97 202 F3V+...
HD 21430 21430 16029 03h 26m 22.52s −27° 19′ 03.4″ 5.93 0.31 434 K0III
HD 16975 16975 12608 02h 42m 06.59s −38° 23′ 01.4″ 5.99 0.66 380 G8III
τ For τ 22789 17007 03h 38m 47.66s −27° 56′ 35.2″ 6.01 0.47 417 A0V
HD 11643 11643 8820 01h 53m 23.08s −38° 35′ 40.9″ 6.09 0.77 378 K1/K2III
HD 15471 15471 11524 02h 28m 35.46s −31° 06′ 08.6″ 6.11 0.83 370 K2IIICN...
γ1 For γ1 17713 13197 02h 49m 50.99s −24° 33′ 36.0″ 6.14 0.91 363 K0III multiple star
HD 18650 18650 13907 02h 59m 06.49s −28° 54′ 25.5″ 6.14 1.05 339 K1III
HD 20176 20176 15024 03h 13m 37.94s −29° 48′ 14.8″ 6.17 0.46 452 K1IICN...
HD 19545 19545 14551 03h 07m 50.80s −27° 49′ 52.0″ 6.18 2.38 188 A3V
HD 22262 22262 16628 03h 33m 56.81s −31° 04′ 49.1″ 6.20 3.06 138 F5V double star
HD 17168 17168 12786 02h 44m 20.52s −32° 31′ 28.8″ 6.21 1.06 349 A1V
HD 20293 20293 15125 03h 15m 00.28s −26° 06′ 01.5″ 6.25 0.12 548 A1V
HD 15889 15889 11802 02h 32m 14.72s −36° 25′ 38.4″ 6.28 0.73 421 K0III
HD 18466 18466 13768 02h 57m 12.91s −29° 51′ 19.0″ 6.29 0.49 471 A2/A3V:+...
HD 20144 20144 14972 03h 13m 01.49s −35° 56′ 37.3″ 6.29 0.45 479 B9IV/V suspected variable
HD 12596 12596 9562 02h 02m 51.76s −23° 53′ 11.6″ 6.30 −1.04 959 K2III
HD 18735 18735 13947 02h 59m 38.30s −32° 30′ 26.0″ 6.32 0.81 413 A0V
HD 11050 11050 8369 01h 47m 47.77s −37° 09′ 34.3″ 6.33 0.17 557 K0III
HD 14412 14412 10798 02h 18m 58.65s −25° 56′ 48.4″ 6.33 5.81 41 G8V
HD 11183 11183 8480 01h 49m 19.36s −31° 04′ 20.7″ 6.35 0.68 444 K2/K3III suspected variable
HD 20980 20980 15700 03h 22m 16.28s −25° 35′ 16.1″ 6.36 0.66 450 A1V
HD 11262 11262 8514 01h 49m 48.86s −38° 24′ 12.5″ 6.37 4.20 88 F6V double star
HD 12135 12135 9207 01h 58m 26.68s −33° 04′ 00.3″ 6.37 1.24 346 K0III double star
HD 10863 10863 8233 01h 46m 00.99s −27° 20′ 55.4″ 6.38 3.20 141 F2V
HD 17926 17926 13363 02h 51m 56.16s −30° 48′ 53.2″ 6.38 3.85 105 F6V
HD 21997 21997 16449 03h 31m 53.61s −25° 36′ 50.8″ 6.38 2.04 241 A3IV/V
χ1 For χ1 21423 15987 03h 25m 55.82s −35° 55′ 15.1″ 6.39 1.39 326 A1IV variable
HD 22322 22322 16672 03h 34m 33.58s −31° 52′ 29.3″ 6.39 −1.75 1381 K3III double star; suspected variable
HD 12563 12563 9521 02h 02m 28.27s −29° 39′ 56.4″ 6.40 0.69 452 A3III
HD 20853 20853 15585 03h 20m 45.18s −26° 36′ 23.6″ 6.40 2.97 158 F7V
HD 18546 18546 13789 02h 57m 32.63s −38° 11′ 27.4″ 6.41 1.18 362 A0Vn
HD 14988 14988 11212 02h 24m 20.10s −25° 50′ 51.0″ 6.45 0.37 536 K3III
HD 14890 14890 11121 02h 23m 06.60s −37° 34′ 33.8″ 6.47 −1.31 1173 K2III variable star, ΔV = 0.011m, P = 4.12950 d
HD 13305 13305 10069 02h 09m 34.82s −24° 20′ 44.5″ 6.48 2.51 203 F0IV/V
HD 16589 16589 12300 02h 38m 24.75s −37° 59′ 25.4″ 6.48 2.84 174 F6V spectroscopic binary
HD 22333 22333 16697 03h 34m 52.37s −25° 34′ 58.5″ 6.48 0.16 599 K0III
χ3 For χ3 21635 16156 03h 28m 11.50s −35° 51′ 12.3″ 6.49 1.26 362 A1V double star
TY For TY 15634 11644 02h 30m 13.67s −25° 11′ 11.5″ 6.50 1.36 347 A9V:n δ Sct variable; Vmax = 6.49m, Vmin = 6.51m, P = 0.05 d
η1 For η1 17528 13040 02h 47m 33.78s −35° 33′ 01.9″ 6.51 0.12 619 K0/K1III
TZ For TZ 20301 15092 03h 14m 40.09s −35° 33′ 27.6″ 6.89 567 F7III+G8III Algol variable; Vmax = 6.84m, Vmin = 7.05m, P = 75.6675 d
HD 20782 20782 15527 03h 20m 03.58s −28° 51′ 14.7″ 7.38 4.60 117 G3V has a planet (b)
R For R 11582 02h 29m 15.31s −26° 05′ 55.7″ 7.50 2250 C... Mira variable; Vmax = 7.5m, Vmin = 13.0m, P = 386 d
UX For UX 17084 12716 02h 43m 35.57s −37° 55′ 42.5″ 8.10 132.6 G6V+... RS CVn variable; Vmax = 7.97m, Vmin = 8.11m, P = 0.956 d
HD 20781 20781 15526 03h 20m 03s −28° 47′ 02″ 8.44 115 G9.5V has two planets (b & c)
WASP-72 02h 44m 9.6s −30° 10′ 09″ 9.6 F7 has a planet (b)
HD 20868 20868 15578 03h 20m 42.69s −33° 43′ 48.4″ 9.92 6.47 159 K3/4IV has a planet (b)
HIP 13044 13044 02h 47m 37s −36° 06′ 27″ 9.94 2286 F2 has a planet (b)
UZ For UZ 03h 35m 28.64s −25° 44′ 21.8″ 18.2 M4.5 AM Her variable and eclipsing binary; Vmax = 17.0m, Vmin = 20.9m, P = 0.0878654325 d
LP 944-20 03h 39m 35.22s −35° 25′ 44.09″ 18.69 20.9 M9 brown dwarf
UDF 2457 03h 32m 38.79s −27° 48′ 10.0″ 25 59000 MV one of the most distant stars known in the Milky Way
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