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List of Named Stars in Pictor

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
AB Pictoris150.24K2Vorange to red -58d 03` 15.9 06h 19m 12.90
AE Pictoris1240.16B3Vblue -61d 52` 46.5 06h 31m 10.65
AK Pictoris69.46G1/G2Vwhite to yellow -61d 32` 00.8 06h 38m 00.42
Alpha Pictoris96.56A7IVblue -61d 56` 31.1 06h 48m 11.54
Beta Pictoris63.41A3Vblue -51d 04` 00.2 05h 47m 17.08
Delta Pictoris1299.46B0.5IVblue -54d 58` 07.2 06h 10m 17.91
EBLM J0555–57Ab, Smallest Known Star in the Universe632.10F8blue to white -57d 17` 26.0 05h 55m 32.68
Eta1 Pictoris85.05F2Vblue to white -49d 09` 05.3 05h 02m 48.73
Eta2 Pictoris443.76M2IIIvarred -49d 34` 40.2 05h 04m 57.95
Gamma Pictoris176.78K1IIIorange to red -56d 09` 59.4 05h 49m 49.58
Iota Pictoris135.56F0IV...blue to white -53d 27` 42.2 04h 50m 55.39
Iota Pictoris B125.69F0IVblue to white -53d 27` 35.7 04h 50m 56.58
Kappa Pictoris634.56B8/B9Vblue -56d 08` 04.0 05h 22m 22.15
Kapteyn's Star12.76M0Vred -45d 00` 16.2 05h 11m 35.21
Lambda Pictoris374.47K0/K1IIIorange to red -50d 28` 53.1 04h 42m 46.46
Mu Pictoris756.76B9Vblue -58d 45` 13.8 06h 31m 58.31
Nu Pictoris157.41Amblue -56d 22` 11.7 06h 22m 55.87
R Pictoris6656.39K2/K3II:peorange to red -49d 14` 45.4 04h 46m 09.51
S Pictoris1325.87M7ered -48d 30` 25.5 05h 10m 57.24
SW Pictoris959.30M4IIIred -60d 05` 48.7 06h 02m 09.32
Theta Pictoris512.84A0Vblue -52d 18` 58.2 05h 24m 46.29
TV Pictoris634.56A2Vblue -47d 08` 04.6 04h 48m 57.44
YX Pictoris505.68K2IIIorange to red -47d 18` 49.4 05h 36m 02.85
Zeta Pictoris116.49F7III-IVblue to white -50d 36` 23.5 05h 19m 22.11


Pictor Constellation's Star Breakdown

Type Breakdown


TypeDescriptionCount
KLight Orange Star 3,700 - 5,200k223
FYellow-White 6,000 - 7,500k181
GYellow 5,200 - 6,000k166
AWhite 7,500 - 10,000k88
MRed Dwarf Star <3,700k38
BBlue-White 10,500 - 30,000k33

Size Breakdown


TypeDescriptionCount
IIINormal Giant289
VMain Sequence283
IVSubgiant109
IIBright Giant5
PPulsar1
IbLess Luminous Supergiant1

Breakdown of Carbon Stars by Type


TypeDescriptionCount
NN-Type Carbon Star1
SS-Type Carbon Star1


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