List of Stars in the Apus Constellation

The Apus constellation is formed by just 4 main stars that form its shape in the sky. It is one of the smallest constellations in the night sky. Inside the area of the constellation, there are currently 47 discovered stars.

Apus represents a bird of paradise.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Apus constellation and their names as well as some general information about each of them.

Here’s what each of the columns means.

Proper name: This is the common name we give to some of the most prominent stars in the sky. These names have been passed from ancient civilizations and they are usually of Greek or Arabic origin. Due to the number of stars in the universe, most stars discovered these days do not receive a proper name.

Name: The scientific, Latinized name for the star.

Designation: Abbreviation of the scientific name or designation if it doesn’t have one. It is based on the Bayer catalog of stars.

Distance: How far away from Earth the star is. Given in light-years.

Visible magnitude: The brightness of the star as seen from Earth. Also known as apparent magnitude.

Absolute magnitude: The true brightness of the star, regardless of the point of view.

Stellar classification: Classification of the star according to its electromagnetic characteristics.

Proper NameNameDesignationDistance (light-years)Visible magnitudeAbsolute magnitudeStellar classification
Alpha Apodisα Aps411.003.83−1.67K5III
Gamma Apodisγ Aps159.003.860.41K0IV SB
Beta Apodisβ Aps158.004.230.81K0III
Delta1 Apodisδ1 Aps765.004.68−2.17M4-M5III
Zeta Apodisζ Aps312.004.76−0.14K1III
Eta Apodisη Aps140.004.891.73A2m…
Epsilon Apodisε Aps551.005.06−1.08B4V
Delta2 Apodisδ2 Aps663.005.27−1.27K3III
R ApodisR Aps428.005.37−0.22K4III
Iota Apodisι Aps1144.005.39−2.34B8/B9Vn…
Kappa1 Apodisκ1 Aps1200.005.52-2.31B1npe
HR 6135HR 6135942.005.50−1.80K1IIICN…
HD 130458HD 130458320.005.590.63G5III
Kappa2 Apodisκ2 Aps734.005.64−1.12B8IVe
Theta Apodisθ Aps328.005.690.67M6.5III
HR 5955HR 5955288.005.700.97K1IIICNII
NO ApodisNO Aps811.005.83−1.15M3III
HD 164712HD 164712253.005.861.41K3III
HD 165259HD 165259133.005.862.8F5V
HD 131425HD 131425876.005.92−1.23G8II
HD 138867HD 138867377.005.950.64B9V
HD 122862HD 12286293.006.023.73G1V
HD 133981HD 133981849.006.02−1.06B8/B9III
HD 126209HD 126209522.006.060.04K0/K1III
HD 161988HD 161988595.006.08−0.23K2III
HD 121439HD 121439728.006.09−0.65B9III
HD 138289HD 138289339.006.191.1K2II
HD 131551HD 131551529.006.200.15B9V
HD 154556HD 154556228.006.211.99K1IVCN…
HD 154972HD 154972324.006.241.25A0V
HD 128294HD 128294592.006.340.05B9III
HD 162337HD 162337924.006.37−0.89K3/K4III
HD 137366HD 1373661052.006.39−1.15B3V
HD 141846HD 141846276.006.401.76F3IV
HD 124639HD 124639881.006.42−0.74B8V
HD 129899HD 129899898.006.44−0.76Ap…
HD 152010HD 1520101663.006.46−2.08A5IV/V
HD 124099HD 1240992362.006.48−2.82K2IIp
HD 159558HD 159558379.006.481.15G8III
HD 134606HD 13460686.006.854.74G6IV
HD 137509HD 137509638.006.870.41B8
HD 131664HD 131664183.508.134.38G3V
KarakaHD 137388HD 137388124.008.715.81K0/K1V
S ApodisS Aps4900.009.60-1.28C+
HD 138403HD 13840310.47O8(f)ep
Z ApodisZ Aps11.07
L 19-2L 19-213.75DA4.1