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List of Named Stars in Octans

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 Octantis142.00 F4IIIblue to white -77d 01` 22.3 21h 04m 43.03
B Octantis335.21A7IVblue -88d 49` 05.5 22h 45m 29.59
Beta Octantis149.27A9IV/Vblue -81d 22` 53.8 22h 46m 03.72
BP Octantis212.21Amblue -88d 07` 58.1 15h 28m 20.68
BQ Octantis1591.04M4IIIred -89d 46` 18.1 14h 35m 30.80
CF Octantis683.78K0IIIporange to red -80d 08` 01.1 20h 49m 37.26
Chi Octantis256.82K3IIIorange to red -87d 36` 19.9 18h 54m 47.65
CW Octantis627.24A2Vblue -86d 21` 51.5 17h 00m 58.44
Delta Octantis298.96K2IIIorange to red -83d 40` 04.3 14h 26m 55.74
Epsilon Octantis290.70M6IIIred -80d 26` 22.7 22h 20m 01.48
Eta Octantis344.05A1Vblue -84d 35` 37.9 10h 59m 14.16
Gamma1 Octantis265.17G7IIIwhite to yellow -82d 01` 07.6 23h 52m 06.69
Gamma2 Octantis305.11K0IIIorange to red -82d 10` 11.1 23h 57m 32.99
Gamma3 Octantis254.62K1/K2IIIorange to red -82d 13` 26.4 00h 10m 02.27
Iota Octantis351.85K0IIIorange to red -85d 07` 24.3 12h 54m 58.35
Kappa Octantis273.17A2m...blue -85d 47` 09.6 13h 40m 56.18
Lambda Octantis409.24G8/K0III+..white to yellow -82d 43` 07.8 21h 50m 54.25
Mu1 Octantis329.79F4III-IVblue to white -76d 10` 50.0 20h 42m 02.52
Mu2 Octantis144.38G1Vwhite to yellow -75d 21` 01.5 20h 41m 43.74
Nu Octantis69.15K0IIIorange to red -77d 23` 22.1 21h 41m 28.47
Omega Octantis316.97B9.5Vblue -84d 47` 16.2 15h 11m 08.79
Omicron Octantis1792.11B9.5IVblue -88d 21` 46.4 00h 12m 33.67
Phi Octantis194.03A0Vblue -75d 02` 39.6 18h 23m 36.44
Pi1 Octantis393.92G8/K0IIIwhite to yellow -83d 13` 40.0 15h 01m 50.70
Pi2 Octantis1953.07G8Ibwhite to yellow -83d 02` 17.8 15h 04m 46.96
Polaris Australis280.93F0IIIblue to white -88d 57` 23.4 21h 08m 46.01
Psi Octantis125.54F3IIIblue to white -77d 30` 41.7 22h 17m 50.70
R Octantis1964.84Mdred -86d 23` 18.0 05h 26m 06.18
Rho Octantis215.72A2Vblue -84d 27` 55.8 15h 43m 16.10
Tau Octantis486.09K2IIIorange to red -87d 28` 56.1 23h 28m 03.57
Theta Octantis217.15K2IIIorange to red -77d 03` 55.1 00h 01m 35.85
TYC 9486-927-180.73M2red -81d 38` 28.00 21h 25m 28.00
Upsilon Octantis324.22K0IIIorange to red -85d 58` 02.6 22h 31m 37.83
UV Octantis1336.74A9:Ia/Iabblue -83d 54` 09.4 16h 32m 25.85
X Oct997.44M5/M6ered -84d 20` 54.1 10h 26m 14.33
Xi Octantis492.69B6IVblue -80d 07` 25.7 22h 50m 22.75
Zeta Octantis162.27F0IIIblue to white -85d 39` 47.6 08h 56m 41.88


Octans Constellation's Star Breakdown

Type Breakdown


TypeDescriptionCount
FYellow-White 6,000 - 7,500k216
KLight Orange Star 3,700 - 5,200k207
GYellow 5,200 - 6,000k175
AWhite 7,500 - 10,000k96
MRed Dwarf Star <3,700k42
BBlue-White 10,500 - 30,000k33

Size Breakdown


TypeDescriptionCount
IIINormal Giant291
VMain Sequence283
IVSubgiant138
IIBright Giant8
IbLess Luminous Supergiant3
IabIntermediate Luminous Supergiant1

Breakdown of Carbon Stars by Type


TypeDescriptionCount
RR-Type Carbon Star2


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