List of Stars in the Canes Venatici Constellation

The Canes Venatici constellation is formed by just 2 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 86 discovered stars. It is one of the smallest constellations.

The constellation of Canes Venatici represents Hunting dogs.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Canes Venatici 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
Cor CaroliAlpha CVnα CVn114.002.890.25A0spe…
Chara / AsterionBeta CVnβ CVn27.004.244.63G0V
24 CVn24 CVn190.004.680.85A5V
20 CVn20 CVn286.004.720F3III
AW CVnAW CVn604.004.76−1.58K5III
Xiang5 CVn5 CVn393.004.77−0.64G7III
25 CVn25 CVn192.004.820.97A7III
HR 5110HR 5110145.004.911.67F2IV SB
HD 115004HD 115004522.004.94−1.08K0III
6 CVn6 CVn227.005.010.79G8III-IV
21 CVn21 CVn275.005.130.51A0V
14 CVn14 CVn282.005.200.51B9V
3 CVn3 CVn517.005.28−0.72M0III
HD 109317HD 109317266.005.420.86K0IIICN…
La SuperbaLa Superba710.005.42−1.27C7Iab
HD 120164HD 120164304.005.510.67K0III+…
23 CVn23 CVn655.005.60−0.91K1III
Alpha1 CVnα1 CVn120.205.612.78F0V
HD 120420HD 120420311.005.610.71K0III
HD 113847HD 113847483.005.64−0.21K1III
2 CVn2 CVn834.005.69−1.35M1III
TU CVnTU CVn704.005.75−0.92M5III
19 CVn19 CVn245.005.771.39A7V
HD 115723HD 115723504.005.81−0.14K4.5III
HD 111604HD 111604387.005.870.5A3V
HD 116957HD 116957357.005.880.68K0III:
HD 120047HD 120047167.005.882.33A5V
HD 120819HD 120819676.005.89−0.69M2III
17 CVn17 CVn202.005.911.95A9III-IV
HD 121164HD 121164211.005.911.86A7V
HD 120048HD 120048403.005.920.46G9III
10 CVn10 CVn57.005.954.75G0V
HD 119458HD 119458486.005.980.11G5III
HD 114357HD 114357299.006.011.2K3III
HD 115810HD 115810213.006.011.94F0IV
4 CVn4 CVn334.006.030.98F3IV
HD 117710HD 117710263.006.071.53K2III
CL CVnCL CVn1207.006.10−1.74M3III
HD 112570HD 112570344.006.120.99K0III-IV
7 CVn7 CVn147.006.212.94F7V
HD 119035HD 119035540.006.210.12G5II:
HD 119081HD 119081382.006.220.88K3III
HD 109345HD 109345374.006.240.94K0III
11 CVn11 CVn463.006.250.49A6m
HD 112171HD 112171243.006.251.89A7IV
15 CVn15 CVn1144.006.25−1.48B7III
HD 122675HD 122675544.006.280.17K2III
HD 119445HD 119445942.006.30−1.00G6III
HD 121682HD 121682236.006.312.01F4IV-V
HD 107610HD 107610307.006.331.46K2III
HD 110834HD 110834298.006.341.54F6IV
HD 116303HD 116303458.006.340.6A7m
9 CVn9 CVn213.006.352.27A7Vn
HD 118156HD 118156223.006.372.2F0IV
HD 110066HD 110066505.006.390.44A0p SrCrEu
HD 117361HD 117361253.006.421.97F0IV
HD 120600HD 120600212.006.432.37A7IV-V
HD 121197HD 1211971370.006.48−1.64K5
HD 117261HD 117261432.006.490.88G8III
HD 111572HD 111572497.006.500.58K1III
HD 114975HD 1149751347.006.50−1.58M0
V CVnV CVn2260.006.74-2.46M6IIIa
HD 108100HD 108100267.407.152.58F2V
BM CVnBM CVn368.007.211.94K2III
R CVnR CVn3130.007.40-2.51M6IIIe
HD 109995HD 109995891.007.640.46A0p
HD 115781HD 115781691.008.131.5K1III
RS CVnRS CVn352.008.233.06F4V+…
TT CVnTT CVn8.91Rp…
HD 115444HD 115444918.008.971.72G9V
TX CVnTX CVn9.34B1-B9Veq + K0III-M4
VZ CVnVZ CVn1460.009.351.1F3V + F6V
HIP 65407HIP 6540755.009.428.29K0
Gliese 521Gliese 52142.4110.269.69M2.0V
BI CVnBI CVn782.0010.313.41F9V
W CVnW CVn4900.0010.49-0.39F2III
Gliese 490Gliese 49062.7810.529.1M0.0V
ST CVnST CVn11.21A1
UZ CVnUZ CVn964.0012.114.76A8
Z CVnZ CVn12.12A5
DG CVnDG CVn25.9012.1912.69M4.0V
AM CVnAM CVn330.0014.189.15DBp
GD 154GD 15415.33DA4.4