Indy's Object Catalog
Constellations (in alphabetical order)
The following chart lists information and named stars for particular constellations. Click on a Star link to jump to the star catalog and find out more about a particular named star. Check here for a list of the constellations in order of Right Ascension... or the Local Sidereal Time and order in which they will appear exactly on your local meridian.
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Name Genitive Translation RA Dec Named Stars
Name Mag ID
Andromeda Andromedae Daughter
of
Cepheus
0h 34m 39░ 15' Alpheratz 2.06 Alpha
Mirach 2.06 Beta
Sirrah 2.06 Alpha
Almach 2.26 Gamma
Antlia Antilae Air Pump 10h 7m -33░ 21' Nivlek 5.23 Eta
Apus Apodis Bird
of
Paradise
16h 8m -76░ 35' No Common Star Names
Aquarius Aquarii Water
Bearer
22h 42m -10░ 28' Sadalsuud 2.91 Beta
Sadalmelik 2.96 Alpha
Skat 3.27 Delta
Albali 3.77 Epsilon
Sadachbia 3.84 Gamma
Ancha 4.16 Theta
Aquila Aquilae Eagle 19h 41m 3░ 22' Altair 0.77 Alpha
Tarazed 2.72 Gamma
Alshain 3.71 Beta
Althalimain ? Lambda
Deneb el Okab1 ? Epsilon?
Deneb el Okab2 ? Zeta?
Ara Arae Altar 17h 14m -51░ 7' No Common Star Names
Aries Arietis Ram 2h 41m 22░ 34' Hamal 2.00 Alpha
Sheratan 2.64 Beta
Botein 4.35 Delta
Mesarthim 4.75 Gamma
Auriga Aurigae Charioteer 5h 57m 42░ 49' Capella 0.08 Alpha
Menkalinan 1.90 Beta
Maaz 2.99 Epsilon
Almaaz 2.99 Epsilon
Hoedus I ? Zeta
HoedusII ? Eta
Hassaleh ? Iota
Bo÷tes Bo÷tis Herdsman 14h 41m 32░ 20' Arcturus -0.04 Alpha
Muphrid 2.68 Eta
Izar 2.70 Epsilon
Pulcherrima 2.70 Epsilon
Nekkar 3.50 Beta
Alkalurops 4.31 Mu
Seginus ? Gamma
Asellus Primus ? Theta
Asellus Secondus ? Iota
Asellus Tertius ? Kappa
Caelum Caeli Chisel 4h 43m -38░ 10' No Common Star Names
Camelopardus Camelopardalis Giraffe 6h 9m 71░ 58' No Common Star Names
Cancer Cancri Crab 8h 30m 23░ 34' Tarf 3.52 Beta
Altarf 3.52 Beta
Asellus Australis 3.94 Delta
Acubens 4.25 Alpha
Asellus Borealis 4.66 Gamma
Tegmine 5.30 Mu
Canes Venatici
Canem
Venaticorum
Venatici
Venaticorum
Hunting
Dogs
13h 1m 42░ 21' Cor Caroli 2.90 Alpha
Chara 4.26 Beta
La Superba ? ?
Canis Major Canis
Majoris
Greater
Dog
6h 50m -22░ 19' Sirius -1.46 Alpha
Adhara 1.50 Epsilon
Wezen 1.84 Delta
Mirzam 1.98 Beta
Murzim 1.98 Beta
Aludra 2.45 Eta
Furud 3.02 Zeta
Muliphein ? Gamma
Canis Minor Canis
Minoris
Lesser
Dog
7h 37m 6░ 46' Procyon 0.38 Alpha
Gomeisa 2.90 Beta
Capricornus

Capricorn
Capricorni Goat 21h 3m -19░ 21' Deneb Algiedi 2.87 Delta
Dabih 3.08 Beta
Al Giedi 3.57 Alpha
Giedi 3.57 Alpha
Nashira 3.68 Gamma
Carina Carinae Keel 7h 46m -57░ 50' Canopus -0.72 Alpha
Miaplacidus 1.68 Beta
Avior 1.86 Epsilon
Aspidiske 2.25 Iota
Scutulum 2.25 Iota
Cassiopeia Cassiopeiae Mother
of
Andromeda
0h 52m 60░ 18' Schedar 2.23 Alpha
Caph 2.27 Beta
Tsih 2.47 Gamma
Rukbah 2.68 Delta
Navi 3.38 Epsilon
Achird 3.44 Eta
Segin 3.38 Epsilon
Centaurus Centauri Centaur 12h 57m -44░ 0' Rigilkent -0.01 Alpha A
Hadar 0.61 Beta
Agena 0.61 Beta
Rigelkent 1.33 Alpha B
Menkent 2.06 Theta
Proxima Alpha C
Cepheus Cephei King
of
Ethiopia
22h 25m 72░ 34' Alderamin 2.44 Alpha
Alrai 3.21 Gamma
Errai 3.21 Gamma
Erakis ? Mu
Alfirk 3.23 Beta
Kurah 4.29 Xi
Cetus Ceti Whale 1h 43m -6░ 22' Deneb Kaitos 2.04 Beta
Diphda 2.04 Beta
Menkar 2.53 Alpha
Menkab? 2.53 Alpha
Mira 3.04 Omicron
Kaffaljidhm 3.47 Gamma
Baten Kaitos 3.73 Zeta
Chamaeleon Chamaeleontis Chamaeleon 12h 0m -81░ 1' No Common Star Names
Circinus Circini Compasses 14h 32m -67░ 18' No Common Star Names
Columba Columbae Dove 5h 42m -37░ 55' Phact 2.64 Alpha
Phaet 2.64 Alpha
Wazn 3.12 Beta
Coma Berenices Comae
Berenices
Berenice's
Hair
12h 45m 22░ 39' Diadem ? Alpha
Corona Australis Coronae
Australis
Southern
Crown
18h 39m -41░ 45' No Common Star Names
Corona Borealis Coronae
Borealis
Northern
Crown
15h 53m 32░ 38' Alphecca 2.23 Alpha
Gemma 2.23 Alpha
Nusakan 3.68 Beta
Corvus Corvi Crow 12h 23m -18░ 38' Gienah 2.59 Gamma
Kraz 2.65 Beta
Algorab 2.95 Delta
Alchibah 4.02 Alpha
Minkar ? Epsilon
Crater Crateris Cup 11h 21m -13░ 45' Alkes 4.08 Alpha
Crux

Southern
Cross
Crucis Cross 12h 29m -60░ 18' Mimosa 1.25 Beta
Becrux 1.25 Beta
Acrux 1.33 Alpha
Gacrux 1.63 Gamma
Cygnus

Northern
Cross
Cygni Swan 20h 36m 49░ 35' Deneb 1.25 Alpha
Sadr 2.20 Gamma
Albireo 3.08 Beta
Azelfafage ? Pi 1
Gienah ? Epsilon
Delphinus Delphini Dolphin 20h 40m 12░ 6' Rotanev 3.63 Beta
Sualocin 3.77 Alpha
Dorado Doradus Swordfish 5h 20m -63░ 1' No Common Star Names
Draco Draconis Dragon 17h 57m 66░ 4' Eltanin 2.23 Gamma
Alwaid 2.79 Beta
Rastaban 2.79 Beta
Altais 3.07 Delta
Nodus Secundus 3.07 Delta
Edasich 3.29 Iota
Thuban 3.65 Alpha
Grumium 3.75 Xi
Tyl 3.83 Epsilon
Giauzar 3.84 Lambda
Dziban 4.58 Psi
Alsaphi 4.68 Sigma
Arrakis 5.80 Mu
Alrakkis 5.80 Mu
Kuma 5.80 Mu
Nodus I ? Zeta
Equuleus Equulei Little
Horse
21h 15m 7░ 56' Kitalpha 3.92 Alpha
Eridanus Eridani River 3h 53m -17░ 59' Achernar 0.46 Alpha
Cursa 2.79 Beta
Zaurac 2.95 Gamma
Acamar 3.24 Theta
Rana 3.54 Delta
Angetenar 3.69 Tau2
Azha 3.89 Eta
Beid 4.04 Omicron1
Keid 4.43 Omicron2
Fornax Fornacis Furnace 2h 46m -26░ 4' No Common Star Names
Gemini Geminorum Twins 6h 51m 24░ 49' Pollux 1.14 Beta
Alhena 1.93 Gamma
Almeisan 1.93 Gamma
Castor 1.98 Alpha
Tejat 2.88 Mu
Tejat Posterior 2.88 Mu
Mebsuta 2.98 Epsilon
Propus 3.28 Eta
Tejat Prior 3.28 Eta
Wasat 3.53 Delta
Mekbuda 3.79 Zeta
Alzirr ? Xi
Grus Gruis Crane 22h 27m -45░ 8' Alnair 1.74 Alpha
Al Nair 1.74 Alpha
Hercules Herculis Hercules 17h 26m 31░ 14' Kornephoros 2.77 Beta
Sarin 3.14 Delta
Rasalgethi 3.48 Alpha
Cujam 4.57 Omega
Maasym 5.00 Kappa
Horologium Horologli Clock 3h 13m -52░ 0' No Common Star Names
Hydra Hydrae Water
Monster
9h 8m -11░ 41' Alphard 1.98 Alpha
Hydrus Hydri Water
Snake
2h 35m -72░ 55' No Common Star Names
Indus Indi Indian 21h 8m -52░ 19' No Common Star Names
Lacerta Lacertae Lizard 22h 31m 46░ 40' No Common Star Names
Leo Leonis Lion 10h 0m 7░ 0' Regulus 1.35 Alpha
Denebola 2.14 Beta
Zosma 2.56 Delta
Algieba 2.61 Gamma
Chort 3.34 Theta
Chertan 3.34 Theta
Coxa 3.34 Theta
Adhafera 3.44 Zeta
Rasalas 3.88 Mu
Alterf 4.31 Lambda
Ras Elased Australis ? Epsilon
Leo Minor Leonis
Minoris
Lesser
Lion
10h 19m 33░ 14' Praecipua ? ?
Lepus Leporis Hare 5h 26m -19░ 39' Arneb 2.58 Alpha
Nihal 2.84 Beta
Libra Librae Balance 15h 11m -15░ 33' Zubeneschamali 2.61 Beta
Zubenelgenubi 2.75 Alpha
Zubenelakrab ? Delta
Zubenelhakrabi 3.91 ?
Brachium ? Sigma
Lupus Lupi Wolf 15h 23m -42░ 43' No Common Star Names
Lynx Lyncis Lynx 7h 44m 47░ 50' No Common Star Names
Lyra Lyrae Lyre 18h 54m 40░ 39' Vega 0.03 Alpha
Sulaphat 3.24 Gamma
Shelyak 3.45 Beta
Mensa Mensae Table 5h 30m -79░ 1' No Common Star Names
Microscopium Microscopii Microscope 20h 57m -36░ 48' No Common Star Names
Monoceros Monocerotis Unicorn 6h 58m -3░ 16' No Common Star Names
Musca Muscae Fly 12h 28m -69░ 8' No Common Star Names
Norma Normae Square
(and Rule)
16h 3m -52░ 43' No Common Star Names
Octans Octantis Octant 22h 10m -84░ 16' No Common Star Names
Ophiuchus Ophiuchi Serpent
Bearer
17h 2m -2░ 21' Rasalhague 2.08 Alpha
Sabik 2.43 Eta
Yed Prior 2.74 Delta
Celbalrai 2.77 Beta
Kelb al Rai 2.77 Beta
Yed Posterior 3.24 Epsilon
Marfik 3.82 Lambda
Han ? Zeta
Orion Orionis Hunter 5h 34m 3░ 35' Algebar 0.12 Beta
Rigel 0.12 Beta
Betelgeuse 0.50 Alpha
Bellatrix 1.64 Gamma
Alnilam 1.70 Epsilon
Alnitak 2.05 Zeta
Saiph 2.06 Kappa
Mintaka 2.23 Delta
Heka 3.54 Lambda
Meissa 3.54 Lambda
Algiebba ? Eta
Nair al Saif ? Iota
Pavo Pavonis Peacock 19h 10m -65░ 52' Peacock 1.94 Alpha
Pegasus Pegasi Winged
Horse
22h 37m 19░ 39' Enif 2.39 Epsilon
Scheat 2.42 Beta
Markab 2.49 Alpha
Algenib 2.83 Gamma
Matar 2.94 Eta
Homam 3.40 Zeta
Sadal Bari 3.48 Mu
Baham 3.53 Theta
Perseus Persei Hero
Son of Zeus
3h 31m 44░ 53' Mirfak 1.79 Alpha
Algol 2.12 Beta
Atik 2.85 Zeta
Menkib 4.04 Xi
Phoenix Phoenicis Phoenix 0h 44m -48░ 46' Ankaa 2.39 Alpha
Pictor Pictoris Painter's
Easel
5h 23m -51░ 22' No Common Star Names
Pisces Piscium Fishes
Northern
&
Western
0h 53m 15░ 29' Kaitain 4.33 Alpha
Okda 4.33 Alpha
Risha 4.33 Alpha
Alrescha 4.33 Alpha
Piscis Austrinus Piscis
Austrini
Southern
Fish
22h 25m -31░ 34' Fomalhaut 1.16 Alpha
Puppis Puppis Stern
(Poop)
7h 52m -32░ 37' Naos 2.25 Zeta
Asmidiske ? Xi
Pyxis Pyxidis Compass
Box
8h 53m -29░ 47' No Common Star Names
Reticulum Reticuli Net 3h 54m -60░ 31' No Common Star Names
Sagitta Sagittae Arrow 19h 40m 17░ 0' No Common Star Names
Sagittarius Sagittarii Archer 19h 23m -29░ 53' Kaus Australis 1.85 Epsilon
Ascella 2.60 Zeta
Kaus Media 2.70 Delta
Nunki 2.70 Sigma
Kaus Borealis 2.81 Lambda
Nasl 2.99 Gamma
Al Nasl 2.99 Gamma
Albaldah ? Pi
Rukbat 3.97 Alpha
Arkab 4.01 Eta
Arkab Prior ? Beta1
Arkab Posterior ? Beta2
Scorpius

Scorpio
Scorpii Scorpion 16h 52m -35░ 20' Antares 0.96 Alpha
Shaula 1.63 Lambda
Dschubba 2.32 Delta
Acrab 2.62 Beta?
Graffias 2.62 Beta
Jabbah 4.01 Nu
Lesath 4.01 Upsilon
Wei ? Epsilon
Al Niyat ? Sigma
Sargas ? Theta
Girtab ? Kappa
Elacrab ? Xi
Sculptor Sculptoris Sculptor's
Workshop
1h 0m -38░ 31' No Common Star Names
Scutum Scuti Shield 18h 39m -10░ 53' No Common Star Names
Serpens Caput Serpentis Serpent's
head
15h 44m 10░ 51' Unukalhai 2.65 Alpha
Serpens Cauda Serpentis Serpent's
tail
17h 57m -13░ 29' Alya 4.62 Theta
Sextans Sextantis Sextant 10h 6m -1░ 8' No Common Star Names
Taurus







* M45
Cluster
Tauri Bull 4h 6m 17░ 20' Aldebaran 0.85 Alpha
Alnath 1.65 Beta
El Nath 1.65 Beta
Nath 1.65 Beta
*Alcyone 2.87 Eta
Ain 3.53 Epsilon
*Atlas 3.63 27 Tauri
*Electra 3.70 17 Tauri
*Maia 3.87 20 Tauri
*Merope 4.18 23 Tauri
*Taygeta 4.30 19 Tauri
*Pleione 5.09 28 Tauri
*Celaeno 5.46 16 Tauri
*Asterope 5.76 21 Tauri
*Sterope 5.76 21 Tauri
Telescopium Telescopii Telescope 19h 15m -51░ 28' No Common Star Names
Triangulum Trianguli Triangle 2h 3m 32░ 20' Mothallah 3.41 Alpha
Rasalmothallah 3.41 Alpha
Triangulum
Australe
Trianguli
Australis
Southern
Triangle
16h 7m -65░ 6' Atria 1.92 Alpha
Tucana Tucanae Toucan 23h 50m -64░ 56' No Common Star Names
Ursa Major

Big Dipper
Ursa
Majoris
Great
Bear
10h 16m 57░ 29' Alioth 1.77 Epsilon
Dubhe 1.79 Alpha
Alkaid 1.86 Eta
Benetnasch 1.86 Eta
Alula Australis 2.27 Zeta
Mizar 2.27 Zeta
Merak 2.37 Beta
Phad 2.44 Gamma
Phecda 2.44 Gamma
Tania Australis 3.05 Mu
Dnoces 3.14 Iota
Talitha 3.14 Iota
Talitha Borealis 3.14 Iota
Megrez 3.31 Delta
Muscida 3.36 Omicron
Tania Borealis 3.45 Lambda
Alula Borealis 3.48 Nu
Talitha Australis 3.60 Kappa
Al Kaprah 3.60 Kappa
Alcor 4.01 80 UM
Ursa Minor

Little Dipper
Ursa
Minoris
Little
Bear
14h 58m 75░ 2' Polaris 2.02 Alpha
North Star 2.02 Alpha
Kochab 2.08 Beta
Pherkad 3.05 Gamma
Yildun 4.36 Delta
Vela Velorum Sails 9h 20m -48░ 29' Regor 1.78 Gamma
Suhail 2.21 Lambda
Suhail al Muhlif 1.78 Gamma
Al Suhail 2.21 Lambda
Virgo Virginis Virgin 13h 21m -3░ 31' Spica 0.98 Alpha
Vindemiatrix 2.83 Epsilon
Zaniah ? Eta
Auva 3.38 Delta
Heze ? Zeta
Alaraph 3.61 Beta
Zavijava 3.61 Beta
Porrima 3.65 Gamma
Syrma 4.08 Iota
Volans Volantis Flying
Fish
7h 40m -69░ 37' No Common Star Names
Vulpecula Vulpeculae Fox 20h 22m 25░ 2' No Common Star Names
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