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List of Named Stars in Mensa

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.

If you are still unable to find the star you want, please use the search facility as the star might still be in the database. Not all stars are listed so as to not affect the performance of the site.

StarDistance (Lt. Yrs.)Spectral TypeColourDeclinationRight Ascension
Alpha Mensae33.26G5Vwhite to yellow -74d 45` 09.1 06h 10m 14.20
Alpha Mensae B486.81G8II-IIIwhite to yellow +27d 55` 39.2 08h 55m 39.69
Beta Mensae793.58G8IIIwhite to yellow -71d 18` 51.6 05h 02m 43.00
Delta Mensae423.59K2/K3III+..orange to red -80d 12` 51.1 04h 17m 59.18
Epsilon Mensae466.61K2/K3IIIorange to red -79d 05` 39.1 07h 25m 38.19
Eta Mensae668.37K6IIIorange to red -74d 56` 13.2 04h 55m 11.14
Gamma Mensae102.28K4IIIorange to red -76d 20` 30.0 05h 31m 52.66
Iota Mensae853.83B8IIIblue -78d 49` 15.2 05h 35m 36.13
Kappa Mensae285.11B9.5Vblue -79d 21` 41.5 05h 50m 16.80
Lambda Mensae452.38K0IIIorange to red -72d 42` 08.3 05h 47m 48.15
Mu Mensae491.21B9IVblue -70d 55` 52.0 04h 43m 03.95
Nu Mensae169.79F0/F2IIIblue to white -81d 34` 48.8 04h 20m 58.03
Pi Mensae59.74G3IVwhite to yellow -80d 28` 18.0 05h 37m 08.79
R712489.80Bblue -71d 20` 13.1 05h 02m 07.39
Theta Mensae352.23B9.5Vblue -79d 25` 12.7 06h 56m 34.48
TY Mensae569.22A3/A4Vblue -81d 35` 08.0 05h 26m 49.79
TZ Mensae366.06A1Vblue -84d 47` 06.8 05h 30m 13.93
UX Mensae331.80F8Vblue to white -76d 14` 55.4 05h 30m 03.10
WISE J053516.80-750024.944.08Y1 :DUndetermined -75d 00` 24.92 05h 35m 16.807
WX Mensae1087.21M2/M3IIIred -73d 44` 28.9 05h 34m 44.78
Xi Mensae368.96G8IIIwhite to yellow -82d 28` 13.9 04h 58m 50.99
YY Mensae942.67K1IIIporange to red -75d 16` 38.0 04h 58m 17.95
Zeta Mensae413.91A5IIIblue -80d 48` 49.4 06h 40m 02.91


Mensa Constellation's Star Breakdown

Type Breakdown


TypeDescriptionCount
KLight Orange Star 3,700 - 5,200k120
FYellow-White 6,000 - 7,500k101
GYellow 5,200 - 6,000k91
AWhite 7,500 - 10,000k58
BBlue-White 10,500 - 30,000k22
MRed Dwarf Star <3,700k19

Size Breakdown


TypeDescriptionCount
IIINormal Giant165
VMain Sequence150
IVSubgiant68
IaLuminous Supergiant3
IabIntermediate Luminous Supergiant2
WWolf-Rayet Star1
IIBright Giant1

Breakdown of Carbon Stars by Type


TypeDescriptionCount
RR-Type Carbon Star1


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