List of stars in Centaurus

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

Name B G. Var HD HIP RA Dec vis.
mag.
abs.
mag.
Dist. (ly) Sp. class Notes
α Cen A α 363 128620 71683 14h 39m 40.90s −60° 50′ 06.5″ −0.01 4.34 4.36 G2V Rigil Kentaurus, Toliman; nearest star system; 4th brightest star; a component of the triple Alpha Centauri star system
β Cen β 304 122451 68702 14h 03m 49.44s −60° 22′ 22.7″ 0.61 −5.42 525 B1III Hadar, Agena; β Cep variable, ΔV = 0.045m, P = 0.157 d
α Cen B α 364 128621 71681 14h 39m 39.39s −60° 50′ 22.1″ 1.35 5.70 4.36 K1V 21st brightest star; a component of the triple Alpha Centauri star system; has a planet (b)
θ Cen
(5 Cen)
θ 314 123139 68933 14h 06m 41.32s −36° 22′ 07.3″ 2.06 0.70 61 K0IIIb Menkent
γ Cen γ 134 110304 61932 12h 41m 31.20s −48° 57′ 35.6″ 2.20 −0.81 130 A1IV Muhlifain; binary period 89.3 y
ε Cen ε 245 118716 66657 13h 39m 53.27s −53° 27′ 58.9″ 2.29 −3.02 376 B1III β Cep variable, ΔV = 0.02m, P = 0.169608 d
η Cen η 356 127972 71352 14h 35m 30.45s −42° 09′ 27.9″ 2.33 −2.55 308 B1Vn + A γ Cas variable, Vmax = 2.30m, Vmin = 2.41m
ζ Cen ζ 289 121263 68002 13h 55m 32.43s −47° 17′ 17.8″ 2.55 −2.81 384 B2.5IV Alnair; spectroscopic binary
δ Cen δ 94 105435 59196 12h 08m 21.54s −50° 43′ 20.7″ 2.58 −2.84 395 B2IVne γ Cas variable, Vmax = 2.51m, Vmin = 2.65m
ι Cen ι 204 115892 65109 13h 20m 36.07s −36° 42′ 43.5″ 2.75 1.48 59 A2V
λ Cen λ 46 100841 56561 11h 35m 46.93s −63° 01′ 11.4″ 3.11 −2.39 410 B9II:
κ Cen κ 385 132200 73334 14h 59m 09.70s −42° 06′ 14.9″ 3.13 −2.96 539 B2IV suspected variable
ν Cen ν 272 120307 67464 13h 49m 30.30s −41° 41′ 15.6″ 3.41 −2.41 475 B2IV rotating ellipsoidal variable and β Cep variable, ΔV = 0.03m
μ Cen μ 273 120324 67472 13h 49m 37.01s −42° 28′ 25.3″ 3.47 −2.57 527 B2IV-Ve γ Cas variable, Vmax = 2.92m, Vmin = 3.47m
φ Cen φ 296 121743 68245 13h 58m 16.28s −42° 06′ 02.5″ 3.83 −1.94 465 B2IV
τ Cen τ 131 109787 61622 12h 37m 42.33s −48° 32′ 28.6″ 3.85 0.82 132 A2V
υ1 Cen υ1 297 121790 68282 13h 58m 40.77s −44° 48′ 12.7″ 3.87 −1.67 417 B2IV-V
π Cen π 24 98718 55425 11h 21m 00.44s −54° 29′ 27.7″ 3.90 −1.07 321 B5Vn binary star
d Cen d 227 117440 65936 13h 31m 02.67s −39° 24′ 26.2″ 3.90 −4.03 1254 G8II/III
σ Cen σ 121 108483 60823 12h 28m 02.41s −50° 13′ 50.2″ 3.91 −1.76 443 B3V
ρ Cen ρ 101 105937 59449 12h 11m 39.15s −52° 22′ 06.3″ 3.97 −1.13 342 B3V
b Cen b 368 129116 71865 14h 41m 57.61s −37° 47′ 36.3″ 4.01 −0.85 305 B2.5V
ψ Cen ψ 338 125473 70090 14h 20m 33.48s −37° 53′ 07.0″ 4.05 −0.35 247 A0IV
c1 Cen c1 371 129456 72010 14h 43m 39.48s −35° 10′ 23.6″ 4.06 0.07 205 K3III
HD 102350 65 102350 57439 11h 46m 30.85s −61° 10′ 42.1″ 4.11 −1.51 434 G0II Cepheid variable
2 Cen g 274 120323 67457 13h 49m 26.75s −34° 27′ 02.3″ 4.19 0.51 177 M5III V806 Cen; semiregular variable, Vmax = 4.16m, Vmin = 4.26m, P = 12 d
1 Cen i 265 119756 67153 13h 45m 41.57s −33° 02′ 36.1″ 4.23 2.81 63 F3V
n Cen n 150 111968 62896 12h 53m 26.15s −40° 10′ 43.7″ 4.25 0.86 155 A4IV
ξ2 Cen ξ2 173 V1261 (B) 113791 64004 13h 06m 54.66s −49° 54′ 22.4″ 4.27 −1.24 412 B1.5V
j Cen j 69 102776 57669 11h 49m 41.09s −63° 47′ 18.6″ 4.30 −1.44 459 B3V suspected variable
v Cen v 336 125288 70069 14h 20m 19.55s −56° 23′ 11.3″ 4.30 −3.50 1185 B6Ib
3 Cen A k 280 V983 120709 67669 13h 51m 49.63s −32° 59′ 38.5″ 4.32 −0.48 297 B5 V983 Cen; double star; possible eclipsing binary, ΔV = 0.05m
e Cen e 149 111915 62867 12h 53m 06.98s −48° 56′ 35.7″ 4.33 −0.51 303 K3/K4III
υ2 Cen υ2 303 122223 68523 14h 01m 43.49s −45° 36′ 12.1″ 4.34 −1.35 448 F6II
χ Cen χ 311 122980 68862 14h 06m 02.79s −41° 10′ 46.5″ 4.36 −1.32 446 B2V β Cep variable, ΔV = ~0.02m, P = 0.035 d
V761 Cen a 342 V761 125823 70300 14h 23m 02.26s −39° 30′ 42.4″ 4.41 −1.13 418 B2V SX Ari variable, Vmax = 4.38m, Vmin = 4.43m, P = 8.8171 d
V863 Cen 92 V863 105382 59173 12h 08m 05.26s −50° 39′ 40.5″ 4.46 −0.85 376 B2IIIne Be star; variable, ΔV = ~0.05m
B Cen B 71 102964 57803 11h 51m 08.75s −45° 10′ 24.4″ 4.47 −1.30 464 K4III
J Cen J 208 116087 65271 13h 22m 37.98s −60° 59′ 18.1″ 4.52 −0.66 354 B3V
m Cen m 214 116243 65387 13h 24m 00.44s −64° 32′ 08.2″ 4.52 0.04 257 G5III-IV
V831 Cen 183 V831 114529 64425 13h 12m 17.63s −59° 55′ 13.9″ 4.58 −0.55 346 B8V ellipsoidal variable, Vmax = 4.49m, Vmin = 4.66m
A Cen A 42 100673 56480 11h 34m 45.71s −54° 15′ 50.9″ 4.62 −1.14 463 B9V
l Cen l 132 110073 61789 12h 39m 52.56s −39° 59′ 14.1″ 4.63 −0.55 355 B8II/III
M Cen M 266 119834 67234 13h 46m 39.37s −51° 25′ 57.7″ 4.64 0.16 257 G8/K0III
w Cen w 136 110458 62012 12h 42m 35.56s −48° 48′ 46.9″ 4.66 0.85 188 K0III
f Cen f 171 113703 63945 13h 06m 16.73s −48° 27′ 47.7″ 4.71 −0.81 414 B5V
294 G. Cen 294 121474 68191 13h 57m 38.94s −63° 41′ 11.8″ 4.71 0.68 209 K4III
321 G. Cen 321 123569 69191 14h 09m 54.96s −53° 26′ 19.4″ 4.74 1.01 182 G8III double star
4 Cen h 284 120955 67786 13h 53m 12.55s −31° 55′ 39.3″ 4.75 −1.81 669 B4IV
340 G. Cen 340 125628 70264 14h 22m 37.12s −58° 27′ 33.0″ 4.76 0.07 282 G8/K1 + F/G quadruple star
G Cen G 119 108257 60710 12h 26m 31.79s −51° 27′ 02.2″ 4.82 −0.62 400 B3Vn
ξ1 Cen ξ1 165 113314 63724 13h 03m 33.35s −49° 31′ 38.1″ 4.83 0.71 218 A0V
185 G. Cen 185 114613 64408 13h 12m 03.47s −37° 48′ 11.3″ 4.85 3.29 67 G3IV has a planet (b)
HR 4523 66 102365 57443 11h 46m 32.25s −40° 30′ 04.8″ 4.89 5.06 30 G3/G5V has a planet (b)
p Cen p 143 111597 62683 12h 50m 41.19s −33° 59′ 57.4″ 4.90 −0.48 389 B9V
191 G. Cen 191 114837 64583 13h 14m 15.43s −59° 06′ 10.3″ 4.90 3.62 59 F7IV
c2 Cen c2 372 129685 72104 14h 44m 59.20s −35° 11′ 30.6″ 4.92 0.91 207 A0V
58 G. Cen 58 101570 56986 11h 40m 53.65s −62° 05′ 24.4″ 4.93 −1.82 729 G3Ib
Q Cen Q 250 118991 66821 13h 41m 44.81s −54° 33′ 33.7″ 4.99 0.39 271 B8Vn+... binary star
26 G. Cen 26 98993 55588 11h 23m 12.70s −36° 09′ 53.2″ 5.00 −2.10 858 K4III
V810 Cen 61 V810 101947 57175 11h 43m 31.20s −62° 29′ 21.8″ 5.00 −4.48 2567 F9Ia semiregular variable, Vmax = 4.95m, Vmin = 5.12m, P = 130 d
F Cen F 108 107079 60059 12h 18m 59.83s −55° 08′ 34.7″ 5.01 −0.33 381 M1III
V1019 Cen 376 V1019 131120 72800 14h 52m 51.09s −37° 48′ 11.2″ 5.02 −0.34 384 B7II/III long-period pulsating variable, ΔV = 0.02m
V795 Cen 328 V795 124367 69618 14h 14m 57.16s −57° 05′ 09.9″ 5.03 −0.84 486 B4Vne γ Cas variable, Vmax = 4.97m, Vmin = 5.10m
K Cen K 224 117150 65810 13h 29m 25.26s −51° 09′ 54.4″ 5.04 −0.91 504 A0V
ο1 Cen ο1 37 100261 56243 11h 31m 46.07s −59° 26′ 31.4″ 5.07 −4.91 3228 G0Ia semiregular variable, Vmax = ~4.8m, Vmin = ~5.6m
r Cen r 195 115310 64803 13h 16m 53.11s −31° 30′ 21.9″ 5.10 0.70 247 K0III
217 G. Cen 217 116713 65535 13h 26m 07.64s −39° 45′ 17.9″ 5.11 1.09 207 Kp...
ο2 Cen ο2 38 100262 56250 11h 31m 48.81s −59° 30′ 56.3″ 5.12 −4.97 3396 A3Ia α Cyg variable, ΔV = 0.10m, P = 46.3 d
128 G. Cen 128 109536 61468 12h 35m 45.61s −41° 01′ 19.0″ 5.12 2.43 113 A7III
34 G. Cen 34 99803 56000 11h 28m 35.11s −42° 40′ 27.2″ 5.14 −1.27 625 B9V
52 G. Cen 52 101021 56656 11h 37m 00.80s −61° 17′ 00.4″ 5.14 0.89 231 K1III
V815 Cen 4 V815 96616 54360 11h 07m 16.76s −42° 38′ 19.6″ 5.15 0.45 283 Ap SrCrEu α² CVn variable, ΔV = 0.03m, P = 2.433 d
54 G. Cen 54 101189 56754 11h 38m 07.37s −61° 49′ 35.6″ 5.15 0.35 297 B9IV
88 G. Cen 88 104731 58803 12h 03m 39.31s −42° 26′ 01.6″ 5.15 3.23 79 F6V
z Cen z 267 119921 67244 13h 46m 56.36s −36° 15′ 06.9″ 5.15 −0.44 428 A0V
H Cen H 156 V945 112409 63210 12h 57m 04.38s −51° 11′ 55.4″ 5.17 −0.67 479 B8V V945 Cen; long-period pulsating variable, ΔV = 0.02m
31 G. Cen 31 99453 55779 11h 25m 43.56s −63° 58′ 20.3″ 5.18 2.99 89 F7V
29 G. Cen 29 99322 55756 11h 25m 29.53s −36° 03′ 47.2″ 5.21 0.54 280 K0III
33 G. Cen 33 99556 55831 11h 26m 35.43s −61° 06′ 54.6″ 5.22 −3.17 1552 B3IV
334 G. Cen 334 125158 70035 14h 19m 51.70s −61° 16′ 21.9″ 5.22 1.80 158 Am
182 G. Cen 182 114474 64348 13h 11m 23.31s −43° 22′ 06.6″ 5.24 1.09 221 K1/K2III
C2 Cen C2 45 100825 56573 11h 35m 55.56s −47° 38′ 29.5″ 5.26 1.44 189 A7m
N Cen N 277 120642 67703 13h 52m 04.90s −52° 48′ 41.3″ 5.26 0.03 363 B9Vn
64 G. Cen 64 102232 57371 11h 45m 44.00s −45° 41′ 24.5″ 5.28 −1.62 782 B6III
D Cen D 103 106321 59654 12h 14m 02.73s −45° 43′ 26.1″ 5.31 −0.89 566 K3III binary star
x1 Cen x1 113 107832 60449 12h 23m 35.45s −35° 24′ 45.6″ 5.32 −0.17 409 B8/B9V
215 G. Cen 215 116457 65479 13h 25m 14.14s −64° 29′ 06.3″ 5.32 2.35 128 F2III
381 G. Cen 381 131625 73049 14h 55m 44.69s −33° 51′ 20.8″ 5.32 0.92 247 A0V
E Cen E 93 105416 59184 12h 08m 14.73s −48° 41′ 32.9″ 5.34 −0.95 590 A1V
9 G. Cen 9 97495 54746 11h 12m 33.15s −49° 06′ 03.9″ 5.37 1.88 163 A2III
251 G. Cen 251 118978 66849 13h 42m 01.12s −58° 47′ 13.4″ 5.38 −1.11 647 B9IV
41 G. Cen 41 100493 56391 11h 33m 37.26s −40° 35′ 12.1″ 5.39 0.13 368 A2IV/V
V918 Cen 68 V918 102461 57512 11h 47m 19.17s −57° 41′ 47.6″ 5.42 −1.59 821 K5III semiregular variable, ΔV = ~0.07m
u Cen u 122 U 108541 60855 12h 28m 22.49s −39° 02′ 28.1″ 5.45 −0.13 427 B8/B9V
C3 Cen C3 53 101067 56700 11h 37m 34.05s −47° 44′ 50.6″ 5.46 0.23 363 K2III
152 G. Cen 152 112213 63066 12h 55m 19.46s −42° 54′ 56.5″ 5.46 −0.87 601 M0III
269 G. Cen 269 119971 67304 13h 47m 38.67s −50° 19′ 14.4″ 5.46 −0.26 454 K2III
V964 Cen 202 V964 115823 65112 13h 20m 37.85s −52° 44′ 52.0″ 5.47 0.05 396 B6V β Lyr variable, ΔV = 0.04m
43 G. Cen 43 100708 56497 11h 34m 57.00s −49° 08′ 13.0″ 5.50 1.48 207 K1III/IV
V817 Cen 96 V817 105521 59232 12h 08m 54.60s −41° 13′ 53.7″ 5.51 −3.52 2090 B3IV γ Cas variable, Vmax = 5.47m, Vmin = 5.58m
HD 120987 286 120987 67819 13h 53m 32.82s −35° 39′ 51.1″ 5.53 2.03 163 F3V quintuple star system
324 G. Cen 324 124147 69462 14h 13m 16.42s −53° 39′ 56.3″ 5.53 −3.99 2608 K5III+...
59 G. Cen 59 101615 57013 11h 41m 19.86s −43° 05′ 44.4″ 5.54 1.50 209 A0V
74 G. Cen 74 103101 57870 11h 52m 10.39s −56° 59′ 16.2″ 5.56 0.46 341 B4III
341 G. Cen 341 125745 70243 14h 22m 19.74s −34° 47′ 12.4″ 5.57 −2.31 1230 B8V
172 G. Cen 172 113778 63972 13h 06m 35.05s −41° 35′ 18.3″ 5.59 0.51 339 K0II/III
248 G. Cen 248 118799 66656 13h 39m 48.59s −40° 03′ 05.7″ 5.61 −0.41 522 K2/K3III
330 G. Cen 330 124433 69598 14h 14m 42.76s −41° 50′ 14.8″ 5.61 −0.09 449 G8III
176 G. Cen 176 113852 64003 13h 06m 54.23s −35° 51′ 42.6″ 5.63 1.39 229 A0V
235 G. Cen 235 118261 66438 13h 37m 12.20s −61° 41′ 29.7″ 5.63 2.88 116 F6V
39 G. Cen 39 100378 56319 11h 32m 48.14s −40° 26′ 10.8″ 5.64 −0.47 544 M1III
C1 Cen C1 44 V763 100733 56518 11h 35m 13.36s −47° 22′ 21.2″ 5.64 −0.87 652 M3III V763 Cen; semiregular variable, Vmax = 5.55m, Vmin = 5.80m, P = 60 d
288 G. Cen 288 121190 67973 13h 55m 12.17s −52° 09′ 38.8″ 5.66 0.56 342 B8V
367 G. Cen 367 128974 71783 14h 41m 01.41s −36° 08′ 05.4″ 5.67 −0.61 588 Ap Si
70 G. Cen 70 102878 57741 11h 50m 27.28s −62° 38′ 57.8″ 5.68 −4.19 3075 A3Iab
221 G. Cen 221 116835 65593 13h 26m 56.12s −41° 29′ 51.2″ 5.69 −3.26 2012 K3III
142 G. Cen 142 111588 62703 12h 50m 57.90s −52° 47′ 14.6″ 5.70 0.35 382 A5V
177 G. Cen 177 113902 64053 13h 07m 38.32s −53° 27′ 35.0″ 5.70 0.71 324 B8V
x2 Cen x2 118 108114 60610 12h 25m 21.76s −35° 11′ 11.0″ 5.71 0.16 420 B9IV/V
V744 Cen 246 V744 118767 66666 13h 39m 59.90s −49° 57′ 00.0″ 5.74 −0.37 543 M8III semiregular variable, Vmax = 5.14m, Vmin = 6.55m, P = 90 d
359 G. Cen 359 128207 71453 14h 36m 44.15s −40° 12′ 41.5″ 5.74 0.19 419 B8V
13 G. Cen 13 97651 54840 11h 13m 39.41s −53° 13′ 54.9″ 5.75 0.07 446 K2III
V788 Cen 95 V788 105509 59229 12h 08m 53.84s −44° 19′ 33.2″ 5.75 0.75 326 A3III Algol variable, Vmax = 5.74m, Vmin = 5.93m, P = 4.96638 d
127 G. Cen 127 109409 61379 12h 34m 42.46s −44° 40′ 21.1″ 5.76 3.50 92 G4IV
205 G. Cen 205 115912 65144 13h 20m 57.76s −46° 52′ 48.2″ 5.76 0.44 377 K1III
11 G. Cen 11 97576 54811 11h 13m 14.69s −44° 22′ 20.0″ 5.77 −1.29 840 K5/M0III
102 G. Cen 102 106231 59607 12h 13m 25.06s −38° 55′ 45.0″ 5.77 −3.21 2037 B4III
278 G. Cen 278 120640 67663 13h 51m 47.23s −46° 53′ 55.1″ 5.77 −2.01 1173 B2Vp
129 G. Cen 129 109573 61498 12h 36m 01.07s −39° 52′ 10.0″ 5.78 1.65 219 A0V
181 G. Cen 181 114435 64332 13h 11m 08.94s −42° 13′ 58.2″ 5.78 0.97 299 F7IV
114 G. Cen 114 107860 60463 12h 23m 44.79s −38° 54′ 40.9″ 5.79 0.68 342 B8/B9V
243 G. Cen 243 118666 66681 13h 40m 10.80s −64° 34′ 35.6″ 5.79 1.59 226 F3III-IV
32 G. Cen 32 99574 55849 11h 26m 47.30s −53° 09′ 35.8″ 5.80 −0.61 625 K0III+...
209 G. Cen 209 116084 65247 13h 22m 16.29s −52° 10′ 58.6″ 5.81 −5.19 5175 B2.5Ib
27 G. Cen 27 99022 55581 11h 23m 08.17s −56° 46′ 45.7″ 5.82 −0.69 653 A4:p
196 G. Cen 196 115331 64822 13h 17m 13.92s −43° 58′ 46.0″ 5.82 1.99 190 Am
293 G. Cen 293 121416 68079 13h 56m 19.89s −46° 35′ 33.8″ 5.82 1.12 284 K0IV
V767 Cen 285 V767 120991 67861 13h 53m 57.25s −47° 07′ 41.4″ 5.83 B2IIIe γ Cas variable, ΔV = 0.4m
50 G. Cen 50 100929 56606 11h 36m 22.38s −61° 03′ 08.8″ 5.84 −2.42 1462 B2.5IV
133 G. Cen 133 110287 61916 12h 41m 23.04s −46° 08′ 44.6″ 5.84 −1.10 797 K3II
193 G. Cen 193 114971 64623 13h 14m 43.36s −48° 57′ 24.5″ 5.84 1.34 259 K0IV
380 G. Cen 380 131432 72959 14h 54m 37.92s −33° 18′ 02.0″ 5.85 −1.10 801 K2III
30 G. Cen 30 99333 55763 11h 25m 33.13s −37° 44′ 51.2″ 5.87 −0.23 541 M3III
140 G. Cen 140 111032 62360 12h 46m 46.22s −33° 18′ 55.5″ 5.87 0.52 384 K3III
283 G. Cen 283 120908 67836 13h 53m 43.11s −53° 22′ 23.8″ 5.87 −1.97 1203 B5III
357 G. Cen 357 127971 71353 14h 35m 31.50s −41° 31′ 02.6″ 5.88 0.68 358 B6V
388 G. Cen 388 132604 73493 15h 01m 13.07s −38° 03′ 29.9″ 5.88 0.51 387 K2/K3III
79 G. Cen 79 103516 58103 11h 55m 00.02s −63° 16′ 45.0″ 5.89 −3.59 2567 A3Ib
151 G. Cen 151 112164 63033 12h 54m 58.71s −44° 09′ 05.1″ 5.89 2.89 130 G2IV
375 G. Cen 375 130328 72432 14h 48m 38.06s −36° 38′ 04.5″ 5.89 0.19 449 M5III
189 G. Cen 189 114772 64515 13h 13m 23.38s −50° 41′ 59.2″ 5.90 0.88 329 B9V
373 G. Cen 373 130055 72296 14h 47m 05.06s −38° 17′ 25.6″ 5.90 −0.25 554 K3III
148 G. Cen 148 111884 62861 12h 53m 04.26s −54° 57′ 08.9″ 5.91 0.59 379 K3III
190 G. Cen 190 114835 64580 13h 14m 12.15s −58° 41′ 02.1″ 5.91 0.80 344 K0/K1III
239 G. Cen 239 118354 66454 13h 37m 23.50s −46° 25′ 40.2″ 5.91 0.52 389 B8V
268 G. Cen 268 119938 67292 13h 47m 27.58s −50° 14′ 57.6″ 5.92 2.03 196 A3m...
298 G. Cen 298 121853 68333 13h 59m 17.46s −50° 22′ 10.6″ 5.92 0.86 335 G8/K0III
305 G. Cen 305 122438 68670 14h 03m 26.58s −56° 12′ 48.2″ 5.93 −0.13 530 K2III
337 G. Cen 337 125283 69995 14h 19m 23.91s −37° 00′ 10.1″ 5.93 1.75 223 A1V
V914 Cen 57 V914 101541 56970 11h 40m 42.49s −53° 58′ 06.8″ 5.95 −1.62 1065 M1III irregular variable, ΔV = ~0.13m
236 G. Cen 236 118338 66427 13h 37m 06.05s −44° 08′ 35.4″ 5.96 0.65 376 G8/K0III
256 G. Cen 256 119250 66924 13h 42m 55.06s −41° 24′ 03.4″ 5.96 0.79 352 K0III
258 G. Cen 258 119361 66984 13h 43m 40.10s −42° 04′ 03.0″ 5.96 −2.48 1590 B8III
V869 Cen 320 V869 123515 69174 14h 09m 35.06s −51° 30′ 16.7″ 5.96 −0.17 548 B9IV spectroscopic binary; unique variable, ΔV = 0.09m
60 G. Cen 60 101883 57165 11h 43m 27.20s −37° 11′ 24.4″ 5.98 −0.34 598 K3III
174 G. Cen 174 113823 64033 13h 07m 24.31s −59° 51′ 37.8″ 5.98 −1.91 1235 B9IV+...
145 G. Cen 145 111774 62786 12h 51m 56.95s −39° 40′ 49.4″ 5.99 0.22 465 B7/B8V
351 G. Cen 351 127193 70987 14h 31m 10.84s −38° 52′ 11.2″ 5.99 0.86 346 K1III
V928 Cen 123 V928 108759 60979 12h 29m 57.88s −41° 44′ 09.1″ 6.00 −1.25 918 M2II/III semiregular variable, ΔV = ~0.07m
203 G. Cen 203 115842 65129 13h 20m 48.34s −55° 48′ 02.5″ 6.00 B0.5Ia
242 G. Cen 242 118520 66575 13h 38m 48.96s −57° 37′ 21.7″ 6.00 −1.89 1235 G5Ib
253 G. Cen 253 119159 66925 13h 42m 56.12s −56° 46′ 04.7″ 6.00 −3.85 3047 B0.5III
291 G. Cen 291 121384 68101 13h 56m 32.99s −54° 42′ 14.8″ 6.00 3.09 124 G8V
162 G. Cen 162 112935 63490 13h 00m 32.71s −33° 30′ 18.3″ 6.01 3.00 131 F3V
85 G. Cen 85 104081 58453 11h 59m 10.88s −51° 41′ 48.3″ 6.04 −1.04 849 K1/K2II
361 G. Cen 361 128488 71581 14h 38m 19.34s −38° 47′ 38.9″ 6.04 −0.38 627 K3III
76 G. Cen 76 103400 58041 11h 54m 11.51s −57° 24′ 36.7″ 6.05 −2.07 1370 A0/A1III
V824 Cen 179 V824 114365 64320 13h 10m 58.47s −52° 34′ 00.7″ 6.05 0.94 343 Ap α² CVn variable, ΔV = 0.035m, P = 1.272 d
3 Cen B k 281 120710 13h 51m 50.10s −32° 59′ 41.0″ 6.06 component of the 3 Cen system
383 G. Cen 383 131774 73107 14h 56m 30.87s −32° 38′ 12.2″ 6.06 −0.08 551 K3III
97 G. Cen 97 105776 59353 12h 10m 33.78s −37° 52′ 13.0″ 6.07 1.79 234 A5V
352 G. Cen 352 127624 71154 14h 33m 09.62s −30° 42′ 53.9″ 6.07 0.56 412 K0III
V828 Cen 307 V828 122532 68673 14h 03m 27.49s −41° 25′ 23.9″ 6.08 −0.06 552 B8 Si α² CVn variable, ΔV = 0.045m, P = 1.837 d
V716 Cen 325 V716 124195 69491 14h 13m 39.84s −54° 37′ 32.2″ 6.09 −1.55 1101 B5V β Lyr variable, Vmax = 5.96m, Vmin = 6.52m, P = 1.49010 d
25 G. Cen 25 98892 55528 11h 22m 23.15s −44° 38′ 45.1″ 6.10 0.99 344 G8III
62 G. Cen 62 101995 57211 11h 43m 52.82s −62° 52′ 41.7″ 6.10 0.68 396 A2III/IV
HD 108063 117 108063 60591 12h 25m 08.62s −42° 30′ 51.3″ 6.10 2.49 172 F9.5IV Extremely metal-rich
282 G. Cen 282 120759 67696 13h 52m 01.00s −31° 37′ 08.9″ 6.11 2.46 175 F5/F6V
10 G. Cen 10 97550 54783 11h 12m 56.74s −49° 44′ 10.0″ 6.12 −0.72 760 G8II/III
302 G. Cen 302 122210 68493 14h 01m 19.08s −40° 13′ 19.0″ 6.12 −0.84 805 K1III
28 G. Cen 28 99171 55667 11h 24m 22.06s −42° 40′ 08.8″ 6.13 −3.74 3075 B2IV-V
80 G. Cen 80 103637 58177 11h 55m 54.73s −39° 41′ 22.1″ 6.13 0.27 484 K0III
358 G. Cen 358 128152 71429 14h 36m 24.14s −39° 35′ 50.5″ 6.13 0.69 400 K1III
229 G. Cen 229 117597 66019 13h 32m 05.39s −38° 23′ 55.5″ 6.14 0.91 363 K1III
290 G. Cen 290 121336 68080 13h 56m 19.99s −54° 07′ 56.5″ 6.14 0.37 466 A1V
106 G. Cen 106 106922 59950 12h 17m 47.29s −36° 05′ 38.3″ 6.15 0.27 488 A0V
67 G. Cen 67 102397 57497 11h 47m 07.02s −35° 54′ 24.5″ 6.16 0.34 475 G8III
192 G. Cen 192 114873 64557 13h 13m 57.80s −43° 08′ 21.0″ 6.16 1.00 351 K5II
194 G. Cen 194 115050 64651 13h 15m 09.49s −36° 22′ 16.9″ 6.17 0.40 464 K1III
213 G. Cen 213 116278 65311 13h 23m 08.64s −33° 11′ 23.6″ 6.17 −0.58 731 M2III
HD 121056 287 121056 67851 13h 53m 52.0s −35° 18′ 52″ 6.17 2.13 215 K0III has two planet (b & c)
384 G. Cen 384 132096 73279 14h 58m 36.59s −39° 54′ 25.1″ 6.17 0.92 365 K1III
V790 Cen V790 116072 13h 22m 35.7s −60° 58′ 20.0″ 6.18 B2.5Vn β Cep variable, Vmax = 6.16m, Vmin = 6.27m
186 G. Cen 186 114630 64478 13h 12m 55.71s −59° 48′ 58.8″ 6.18 3.18 130 G0V
198 G. Cen 198 115529 64933 13h 18m 34.89s −51° 17′ 08.7″ 6.18 −0.30 644 A0V
211 G. Cen 211 116197 65288 13h 22m 52.50s −47° 56′ 35.6″ 6.18 −1.24 994 A4V
306 G. Cen 306 122510 68641 14h 03m 01.71s −31° 41′ 03.1″ 6.18 3.27 125 F6V
312 G. Cen 312 123004 68872 14h 06m 10.91s −43° 05′ 29.8″ 6.18 0.00 561 G8III
187 G. Cen 187 114707 64472 13h 12m 50.86s −42° 41′ 59.0″ 6.19 −0.24 629 K0III
319 G. Cen 319 123445 69113 14h 08m 51.90s −43° 28′ 14.7″ 6.19 −0.51 713 B9V
200 G. Cen 200 115778 65108 13h 20m 35.06s −59° 46′ 21.9″ 6.20 0.80 392 F3/F5II
V992 Cen 309 V992 122844 68842 14h 05m 46.53s −54° 40′ 09.5″ 6.20 0.62 425 A5III/IV β Lyr variable, ΔV = ~0.09m
389 G. Cen 389 132763 73559 15h 01m 58.10s −34° 21′ 31.7″ 6.21 0.81 393 A8/A9III/IV
15 G. Cen 15 97866 54929 11h 14m 54.13s −43° 44′ 01.3″ 6.22 −2.40 1725 K4III
100826 56550 11h 35m 42.34s −61° 17′ 16.3″ 6.23 −4.42 4405 A0Ib
100 G. Cen 100 105920 59439 12h 11m 31.67s −51° 21′ 33.0″ 6.23 2.59 174 G6III+...
20 G. Cen 20 98161 55130 11h 17m 12.06s −38° 00′ 51.8″ 6.24 1.96 234 A1V
104 G. Cen 104 106572 59785 12h 15m 30.71s −41° 54′ 46.2″ 6.24 1.10 347 K0III
116 G. Cen 116 107998 60549 12h 24m 44.77s −41° 23′ 02.8″ 6.24 0.32 498 K2/K3III
V789 Cen 167 V789 113523 63820 13h 04m 48.25s −41° 11′ 46.6″ 6.24 −1.54 1173 M3/M4III irregular variable, ΔV = 0.09m
120 G. Cen 120 108309 60729 12h 26m 48.71s −48° 54′ 46.8″ 6.25 4.12 87 G5IV-V
63 G. Cen 63 102150 57322 11h 45m 12.66s −49° 04′ 11.5″ 6.26 0.24 521 K1III
81 G. Cen 81 103746 58242 11h 56m 44.02s −47° 04′ 20.8″ 6.26 2.60 176 F3IV-V
141 G. Cen 141 111519 62655 12h 50m 19.53s −48° 27′ 34.4″ 6.26 0.04 571 A0V
147 G. Cen 147 111790 62821 12h 52m 24.61s −53° 49′ 47.7″ 6.26 −1.36 1090 G8Ib/II
7 G. Cen 7 97413 54718 11h 12m 10.24s −46° 16′ 00.4″ 6.27 1.29 322 A1V
222 G. Cen 222 116862 65630 13h 27m 20.66s −49° 22′ 52.6″ 6.27 −2.98 2312 B3IV
2 G. Cen 2 96407 54264 11h 06m 05.74s −51° 12′ 45.9″ 6.28 0.77 412 G6IV
V809 Cen 36 V809 100198 56201 11h 31m 15.05s −61° 16′ 42.5″ 6.28 −4.49 4657 A3Iae α Cyg variable, ΔV = 0.05m
V765 Cen 247 V765 118781 66645 13h 39m 40.85s −39° 44′ 51.2″ 6.29 −1.39 1120 M3/M4III irregular variable, ΔV = 0.08m
19 G. Cen 19 98096 55068 11h 16m 27.94s −45° 52′ 48.6″ 6.30 2.58 181 F3V
49 G. Cen 49 100911 56632 11h 36m 40.74s −37° 14′ 13.9″ 6.30 0.69 432 A1V
365 G. Cen 365 128713 71746 14h 40m 32.77s −56° 26′ 26.7″ 6.30 −1.15 1006 K0/K1II
377 G. Cen 377 131117 72772 14h 52m 33.33s −30° 34′ 37.8″ 6.30 3.29 130 G0/G1V
3 G. Cen 3 96484 54291 11h 06m 27.57s −50° 57′ 24.3″ 6.31 1.05 367 K2II
144 G. Cen 144 111775 62799 12h 52m 05.47s −48° 05′ 39.5″ 6.31 0.48 479 A0IV
220 G. Cen 220 116836 65606 13h 27m 06.40s −49° 08′ 37.3″ 6.31 −1.27 1069 A0III/IV
332 G. Cen 332 124580 69671 14h 15m 38.58s −45° 00′ 01.5″ 6.31 4.69 69 F9V
101545 56961 11h 40m 37.01s −62° 34′ 05.2″ 6.32 −3.36 2810 O9.5Ib
180 G. Cen 180 114461 64395 13h 11m 53.07s −63° 18′ 10.7″ 6.32 F0II
232 G. Cen 232 117919 66236 13h 34m 28.99s −48° 16′ 19.7″ 6.32 −0.42 726 B8III
347 G. Cen 347 126386 70580 14h 26m 13.53s −42° 19′ 06.5″ 6.33 1.41 314 K3III
279 G. Cen 279 120672 67648 13h 51m 36.58s −36° 25′ 58.8″ 6.34 2.45 195 F6V
V883 Cen 318 V883 123335 69122 14h 08m 56.27s −59° 16′ 36.0″ 6.34 −1.24 1069 B5IV eclipsing binary, Vmax = ~6.3m, Vmin = ~6.6m
84 G. Cen 84 104080 58452 11h 59m 10.71s −45° 49′ 55.9″ 6.36 0.49 487 B8/B9V
348 G. Cen 348 126475 70626 14h 26m 49.89s −39° 52′ 26.2″ 6.36 0.62 458 B9V
382 G. Cen 382 131752 73116 14h 56m 35.78s −39° 24′ 57.5″ 6.36 0.96 393 A0/A1V
210 G. Cen 210 116226 65303 13h 23m 02.61s −48° 33′ 46.0″ 6.37 −2.33 1791 B6IV
126 G. Cen 126 109312 61328 12h 33m 59.26s −49° 54′ 34.9″ 6.38 2.24 220 F5IV-V
138 G. Cen 138 110653 62128 12h 43m 58.66s −36° 20′ 56.9″ 6.38 −0.99 973 B8/B9V
369 G. Cen 369 129161 71853 14h 41m 51.25s −30° 55′ 59.2″ 6.38 −1.22 1079 Asp...
112 G. Cen 112 107833 60454 12h 23m 36.76s −39° 18′ 08.5″ 6.39 1.01 389 F2V
310 G. Cen 310 122879 68902 14h 06m 25.16s −59° 42′ 57.2″ 6.39 B0Ia
313 G. Cen 313 123151 69065 14h 08m 14.27s −63° 12′ 28.9″ 6.39 1.03 384 G8/K0III
R Cen 331 R 124601 14h 16m 34.20s −59° 54′ 50.0″ 6.39 Mira variable, Vmax = 5.3m, Vmin = 11.8m, P = 546.2 d; H2O maser
350 G. Cen 350 127152 70966 14h 30m 56.63s −40° 50′ 42.4″ 6.39 −1.15 1048 K3III
354 G. Cen 354 127724 71333 14h 35m 17.08s −60° 00′ 56.1″ 6.39 0.03 609 K2III
130 G. Cen 130 109675 61557 12h 36m 46.65s −50° 20′ 07.3″ 6.40 1.19 359 A0V
223 G. Cen 223 116873 65621 13h 27m 14.67s −40° 09′ 45.7″ 6.40 0.69 452 G8/K0III
V766 Cen 264 V766 119796 67261 13h 47m 10.87s −62° 35′ 22.9″ 6.40 −6.36 11643 A7V S Doradus variable, Vmax = 6.17m, Vmin = 7.50m
329 G. Cen 329 124454 69655 14h 15m 21.33s −53° 30′ 35.7″ 6.40 −0.99 979 K3III
238 G. Cen 238 118384 66521 13h 38m 07.63s −58° 24′ 52.5″ 6.41 0.60 472 K1III
263 G. Cen 263 119727 67199 13h 46m 14.54s −54° 40′ 59.9″ 6.42 1.35 337 A1V
137 G. Cen 137 110575 62081 12h 43m 26.24s −40° 10′ 40.1″ 6.43 2.15 235 A7III
V1154 Cen 169 V1154 113602 63883 13h 05m 30.83s −52° 06′ 56.5″ 6.43 −1.21 1101 M1III semiregular variable, Vmax = 6.33m, Vmin = 6.58m, P = 21.8 d
254 G. Cen 254 119193 66923 13h 42m 54.64s −50° 47′ 24.7″ 6.43 −0.89 948 M0III
HD 120457 275 120457 67537 13h 50m 19.39s −39° 54′ 03.0″ 6.43 1.17 367 K1III has a planet (b)
317 G. Cen 317 123247 69011 14h 07m 40.84s −48° 42′ 14.3″ 6.43 1.41 330 B9V
5 G. Cen 5 96660 54380 11h 07m 34.15s −48° 38′ 24.1″ 6.44 0.29 553 K3III
168 G. Cen 168 113537 63849 13h 05m 06.70s −47° 07′ 00.6″ 6.44 1.20 364 F5III
V827 Cen 259 V827 119419 67036 13h 44m 16.03s −51° 00′ 44.7″ 6.44 1.18 367 A0p α² CVn variable, ΔV = 0.025m, P = 2.605 d
V808 Cen 35 V808 99953 56050 11h 29m 15.14s −63° 33′ 14.2″ 6.45 −4.45 4939 B2Ia α Cyg variable, Vmax = 6.42m, Vmin = 6.47m
316 G. Cen 316 123227 69012 14h 07m 41.56s −49° 52′ 04.3″ 6.45 3.42 132 G3V
386 G. Cen 386 132238 73341 14h 59m 13.94s −37° 52′ 52.3″ 6.45 0.03 626 B8V
22 G. Cen 22 98176 55133 11h 17m 14.37s −41° 56′ 03.5″ 6.46 1.01 401 A0V
V871 Cen V871 101205 56769 11h 38m 20.37s −63° 22′ 21.9″ 6.46 O8var β Lyr variable, ΔV = 0.12m
77 G. Cen 77 103437 58057 11h 54m 26.06s −37° 44′ 56.7″ 6.46 3.12 152 F7V
233 G. Cen 233 118010 66254 13h 34m 43.61s −33° 18′ 39.0″ 6.46 −0.75 903 K2III
349 G. Cen 349 126610 70798 14h 28m 43.50s −59° 11′ 51.1″ 6.46 A0II/III
90 G. Cen 90 104839 58859 12h 04m 16.74s −51° 28′ 21.0″ 6.48 1.10 388 B9V
155 G. Cen 155 112381 63204 12h 56m 58.26s −54° 35′ 14.3″ 6.48 1.46 329 A0p
116338 65372 13h 23m 52.19s −49° 49′ 21.8″ 6.48 0.91 424 G8III
237 G. Cen 237 118319 66405 13h 36m 50.58s −34° 28′ 03.9″ 6.48 0.47 519 K0III
299 G. Cen 299 121901 68413 14h 00m 17.47s −61° 28′ 51.4″ 6.49 2.42 213 F1III-IV
99145 55645 11h 23m 56.54s −57° 52′ 49.4″ 6.50 0.32 561 M0III
89 G. Cen [1] 89 104747 58799 12h 03m 36.62s −39° 00′ 32.3″ 6.51 3.17 152 F7V
T Cen 252 T 119090 66825 13h 41m 45.58s −33° 35′ 50.6″ 6.58 −2.43 2063 M3e semiregular variable, Vmax = 5.5m, Vmin = 9.0m, P = 90.44 d
HD 114729 188 114729 64459 13h 12m 44.26s −31° 52′ 24.1″ 6.69 3.97 114 G3V has a planet (b)
HD 117253 117253 65891 13h 30m 25.0s −58° 39′ 52″ 6.75 444 K0III has a planet (b)
HD 115470 115470 64892 13h 18m 05.0s −44° 03′ 19″ 6.80 408 B9.5V has a planet (b)
HD 116434 116434 65426 13h 24m 36.0s −51° 30′ 16″ 7.01 36 A2V has a planet (b)
HD 117618 117618 66047 13h 32m 25.0s −47° 16′ 16″ 7.18 4.28 124 G2V has two planets (b and c)
HD 117207 117207 65808 13h 29m 21.11s −35° 34′ 15.6″ 7.26 4.67 108 G8IV-V has a planet (b)
HD 102117 102117 57291 11h 44m 50.46s −58° 42′ 13.4″ 7.47 4.35 137 G6V has a planet (b)
HD 121504 121504 68162 13h 57m 17.24s −56° 02′ 24.5″ 7.54 4.29 145 G2V has a planet (b)
Przybylski's Star V816 101065 56709 11h 37m 37.0406s −46° 42′ 34.882″ 8.02 410 B5p V816 Cen; chemically peculiar star; δ Sct variable, Vmax = 7.996m, Vmin = 8.020m, P = 0.0084306 d
HD 109749 109749 61595 12h 37m 16.38s −40° 48′ 43.6″ 8.10 4.24 192 G3V has a planet (b)
HD 101930 101930 57172 11h 43m 30.11s −58° 00′ 24.8″ 8.21 5.79 99 K1V has a planet (b)
HD 114386 114386 64295 13h 10m 39.82s −35° 03′ 17.2″ 8.73 6.49 91 K3V has two planets (b & c)
HD 113538 113538 63833 13h 04m 57s −52° 26′ 35″ 9.02 52 K9V has two planets (b and c)
HD 125595 125595 70170 14h 21m 23s −40° 23′ 39″ 9.03 89 K4V has a planets (b)
HD 103197 103197 57931 11h 52m 52.98s −50° 17′ 34.2″ 9.41 5.94 161 K1Vp… has a planet (b)
PSR B1259-63 13h 02m 47.66s −63° 50′ 08.07″ 10.08 B2e Pulsar in binary system
WASP-131 14h 00m 46.0s −30° 35′ 01″ 10.1 815 G0 has a transiting planet (b)
WASP-167 13h 04m 10.5s −35° 32′ 58″ 10.5 1243 F1 V has a transiting planet (b)
WASP-87 A 12h 21m 18.0s −52° 50′ 27″ 10.7 783 F5 has a transiting planet (b)
WASP-15 13h 55m 43.0s −32° 09′ 35″ 10.9 1005 F7 has a transiting planet (b)
WASP-172 13h 17m 44.0s −47° 14′ 15″ 11.0 F1V has a transiting planet (b)
Proxima Centauri V645 70890 14h 29m 42.95s −62° 40′ 46.1″ 11.05 15.49 4.22 M5.5V α Cen C, V645 Cen; nearest star; flare star; a component of the triple Alpha Centauri star system
WASP-130 13h 32m 25.0s −42° 28′ 31″ 11.1 587 G6 has a transiting planet (b)
WASP-108 13h 03m 19.0s −49° 38′ 23″ 11.2 718 F9 has a transiting planet (b)
WASP-41 12h 42m 28.5s −30° 38′ 24″ 11.6 587 G8V has two transiting planets (b & c)
1A 1118-61 11h 20m 57.18s −61° 55′ 00.2″ 12.12 O9.5III/Ve high-mass X-ray binary
WASP-129 11h 45m 12.0s −42° 03′ 50″ 12.3 802 G1 has a transiting planet (b)
WASP-128 11h 31m 26.1s −41° 41′ 22″ 12.5 1376 G0V has a transiting planet (b)
Krzeminski's Star V779 11h 21m 15.78s −60° 37′ 22.7″ 13.25 26000 O6.5II V779 Cen; optical component of X-ray binary star Centaurus X-3; eclipsing binary, Vmax = 13.25m, Vmin = 13.46m, P = 2.08726 d
BPM 37093 V886 12h 38m 49.93s −49° 48′ 01.2″ 13.96 13.02 50 DA V886 Cen; nicknamed Lucy;[2] white dwarf; ZZ Cet variable, ΔV = 0.02m
2M1207 12h 07m 33.47s −39° 32′ 54.0″ 20.15 192 M8V 2MASSW J1207334-393254; brown dwarf; has a planet 2M1207b
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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Kostjuk erroneously lists it as "89 Cen", confusing it with "89 G. Cen"
  2. ^ Tribute to The Beatles' song Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

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