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List of Named Stars in Crux

As there's so many stars in the cosmos, not all the stars are listed here. The site has lots of stars not listed so if your star isn't listed and you know the Henry Draper or Hipparcos ID, type https://www.universeguide.com/star/ then followed by the HIPNNNNNN or HDNNNN where NNNNN is the number part of the name. The stars that I do list have either a traditional name, a bayer or other classification name.

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StarDistance (Lt. Yrs.)Spectral TypeColourDeclinationRight Ascension
AB Crucis1941.45B0IVvarblue -58d 09` 52.4 12h 17m 37.14
Acrux321.98B0.5IVblue -63d 05` 56.6 12h 26m 35.94
Acrux BB1Vblue -63 d 05` 56.6 12h 26m 35.94
Alpha02 Crucis B1V Eblue -63 05 58.28 12 26 36.442
BG Crucis1399.84F5IIIblue to white -59d 25` 26.1 12h 31m 40.34
BI Crucis11578.39M2/3 Dred -62 38 15.987814001 12 23 25.9928834665
BL Crucis443.16M4/M5IIIred -58d 59` 30.4 12h 27m 28.88
CH Crucis956.49B6IVblue -59d 41` 08.9 12h 41m 56.60
DL Crucis4796.52B1.5Iablue -64d 24` 30.7 12h 14m 16.93
DS Crucis3328.20A2Iabblue -60d 19` 47.2 12h 51m 17.98
DY CrucisCcarbon red -59d 41` 41.02 12h 47m 24.684
Eta Crucis64.43F2IIIblue to white -64d 36` 49.1 12h 06m 52.85
Gacrux88.56M4IIIred -57d 06` 45.2 12h 31m 09.93
Ginan229.85K3/K4IIIorange to red -60d 24` 04.9 12h 21m 21.81
Imai345.15B2IVblue -58d 44` 56.0 12h 15m 08.76
Iota Crucis120.05K1IIIorange to red -60d 58` 52.2 12h 45m 37.92
Lambda Crucis383.72B4Vnblue -59d 08` 48.0 12h 54m 39.22
Mimosa278.53B0.5IIIblue -59d 41` 19.4 12h 47m 43.32
Mu Crucis407.20B5Vneblue -57d 10` 07.1 12h 54m 36.92
Mu Crucis B414.44B2IV-Vblue -57d 10` 40.4 12h 54m 35.66
R Crucis1647.29F7Ib/IIblue to white -61d 37` 44.8 12h 23m 37.70
S Crucis2280.86F7Ib/IIblue to white -58d 25` 50.2 12h 54m 22.01
T Crucis4026.71G2Ibwhite to yellow -62d 16` 53.9 12h 21m 21.14
Theta1 Crucis234.99Amblue -63d 18` 46.6 12h 03m 01.70
Theta2 Crucis853.83B2IVblue -63d 09` 56.6 12h 04m 19.24
W Crucis-3261.63G0p SBwhite to yellow -58 d 47` 00.7 12h 11m 59.17
WR 461331.28WN3pUndetermined -62d 03` 10.1 12h 05m 18.73
Zeta Crucis357.64B2.5Vblue -64d 00` 11.0 12h 18m 26.29


Crux Constellation's Star Breakdown

Type Breakdown


TypeDescriptionCount
BBlue-White 10,500 - 30,000k110
FYellow-White 6,000 - 7,500k78
KLight Orange Star 3,700 - 5,200k58
AWhite 7,500 - 10,000k55
GYellow 5,200 - 6,000k43
MRed Dwarf Star <3,700k6
OBlue Star >33,000k4

Size Breakdown


TypeDescriptionCount
VMain Sequence143
IIINormal Giant92
IVSubgiant59
IIBright Giant23
IbLess Luminous Supergiant21
IaLuminous Supergiant6
IabIntermediate Luminous Supergiant5
WWolf-Rayet Star2

Breakdown of Carbon Stars by Type


TypeDescriptionCount
CC-Type Carbon Star2
SS-Type Carbon Star1


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