List of stars in Mensa

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

Name B Var HD HIP RA Dec vis.
mag.
abs.
mag.
Dist. (ly) Sp. class Notes
α Men α 43834 29271 06h 10m 14.20s −74° 45′ 09.1″ 5.08 5.05 33 G5V
γ Men γ 37763 25918 05h 31m 52.66s −76° 20′ 30.0″ 5.18 2.73 101 K4III double star
β Men β 33285 23467 05h 02m 43.00s −71° 18′ 51.6″ 5.30 −1.17 642 G8III
θ Men θ 54239 33384 06h 56m 34.48s −79° 25′ 12.7″ 5.45 0.26 356 B9.5V
κ Men κ 40953 27566 05h 50m 16.80s −79° 21′ 41.5″ 5.46 0.87 270 B9.5V
η Men η 32440 22871 04h 55m 11.14s −74° 56′ 13.2″ 5.47 −1.23 712 K6III suspected variable
μ Men μ 30612 21949 04h 43m 03.95s −70° 55′ 52.0″ 5.53 −0.32 483 B9IV
ε Men ε 60816 36039 07h 25m 38.19s −79° 05′ 39.1″ 5.54 −0.24 466 K2/K3III
ζ Men ζ 50506 31897 06h 40m 02.91s −80° 48′ 49.4″ 5.61 0.14 404 A5III
π Men π 39091 26394 05h 37m 08.79s −80° 28′ 18.0″ 5.65 4.35 59 G3IV has a planet (b)
δ Men δ 28525 20049 04h 17m 59.18s −80° 12′ 51.1″ 5.67 0.19 408 K2/K3III+.. double star
HD 22676 22676 16290 03h 29m 58.93s −78° 21′ 06.4″ 5.68 0.81 307 G8III
ν Men ν 29116 20297 04h 20m 58.03s −81° 34′ 48.8″ 5.78 2.13 175 F0/F2III
WX Men WX 37993 26169 05h 34m 44.78s −73° 44′ 28.9″ 5.79 −1.74 1045 M2/M3III semiregular variable, ΔV = 0.15m
ξ Men ξ 34172 23148 04h 58m 50.99s −82° 28′ 13.9″ 5.84 0.69 349 G8III variable star, ΔV = 0.005m, P = 148.14815 d
ι Men ι 38602 26264 05h 35m 36.13s −78° 49′ 15.2″ 6.04 −0.90 795 B8III rotating ellipsoidal variable, Vmax = 6.00m, Vmin = 6.05m, P = 5.288 d
HD 30479 30479 21611 04h 38m 21.74s −77° 39′ 21.5″ 6.05 −0.46 655 K2III
TZ Men TZ 39780 25776 05h 30m 13.93s −84° 47′ 06.8″ 6.18 1.03 349 A1III + B9V: Algol variable, Vmax = 6.19m, Vmin = 6.87m, P = 8.56898 d
HD 33875 33875 23737 05h 06m 09.26s −73° 02′ 16.2″ 6.26 0.69 423 A0V
HD 31975 31975 22717 04h 53m 05.73s −72° 24′ 30.0″ 6.28 3.72 106 F8V
HD 23474 23474 16827 03h 36m 30.18s −78° 19′ 23.1″ 6.29 −0.65 795 K2III
HD 33519 33519 23251 05h 00m 13.29s −78° 18′ 00.0″ 6.29 −1.30 1072 K5/M0III optical double
HD 35184 35184 24507 05h 15m 24.88s −73° 35′ 18.6″ 6.49 1.28 359 A6V
λ Men λ 39810 27369 05h 47m 48.15s −72° 42′ 08.3″ 6.54 1.17 386 K0III
HD 38283 38283 26380 05h 37m 02 s −73° 41′ 58 ″ 6.70 123 F9.5V has a planet (b)
YY Men YY 32918 23106 04h 58m 17.94s −75° 16′ 38.0″ 8.05 942 K2III FK Com Variable, Vmax = 7.91m, Vmin = 8.40m, P = 9.603 d
HD 39194 39194 27080 05h 44m 32s −70° 08′ 37″ 8.08 84 K0V has three planets (b, c and d)
UX Men UX 37513 25760 05h 30m 03.18s −76° 14′ 55.4″ 8.24 332 F8V Algol variable, ΔV = 0.380m, P = 8.287 d
TY Men TY 37909 25472 05h 26m 49.73s −81° 35′ 07.2″ 8.26 569 A3/A4V W UMa Variable, Vmax = 8.08m, Vmin = 8.56m, P = 0.46166701 d
R71 269006 23428 05h 02m 07.39s −71° 20′ 13.11″ 10.55 160000 OB in LMC, luminous blue variable
HDE 268835 268835 22989 04h 56m 47.08s −69° 50′ 24.79″ 10.66 160000 B8Ie in LMC; blue hypergiant
TU Men TU 04h 41m 40.70s −76° 36′ 45.8″ 11.6 SU UMa Variable, Vmax = 11.6m, Vmin = 18.5m, P = 0.1172 d
HV 2257 04h 58m 10.80s −69° 56′ 59.0″ 12.50 160000 K5-M3 in LMC, Cepheid variable
AH Men AH 06h 11m 43.95s −81° 49′ 22.7″ 13.15 Nova-like star, Vmax = 13.15m, Vmin = 13.9m, P = 0.12721 d
W Men W 05h 26m 24.52s −71° 11′ 11.8″ 13.8 160000 F8:Iab:p in LMC; R CrB variable
RX J0513.9-6952 05h 13m 50.81s −69° 51′ 46.7″ 17 160000 Ss in LMC, X-ray binary
LMC X-2 05h 20m 28.04s −71° 57′ 53.3″ 18.0 160000 in LMC, Low-mass X-ray binary
MACHO-LMC-5 05h 16m 41.1s −70° 29′ 18″ 21.15 160000 microlensing event; source in LMC lensed by red dwarf
CAL-87 05h 46m 46.39s −71° 08′ 53.9″ 160000 in LMC, X-ray binary

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