List of Stars in the Canis Minor Constellation

The Aquila constellation is formed by 2 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 57 discovered stars.

The constellation of Canis Minor represents a (small) Dog. It is also one of the smallest constellations in the night sky

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Canis Minor 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
ProcyonAlpha Cmiα Cmi11.000.342.65F5IV-V
GomeisaBeta Canis Minorβ CMi170.002.89−0.70B8Vvar
Gamma Canis Minorγ CMi318.004.33−1.10K3III SB
HD 66141HD 66141261.004.39−0.13K2III
6 Canis Minor6 CMi560.004.55−1.63K2III
Epsilon Canis Minorε CMi988.004.99−2.42G8III
Zeta Canis Minorζ CMi420.005.12−0.43B8II
Eta Canis Minorη CMi351.005.220.06F0III
Delta1 Canis Minorδ1 CMi787.005.24−1.67F0III
11 Canis Minor11 CMi312.005.250.34A1Vnn
14 Canis Minor14 CMi264.005.300.75K0III
HD 55751HD 55751749.005.36−1.45K0III
1 Canis Minor1 CMi317.005.370.43A5IV
Delta2 Canis Minorδ2 CMi139.005.592.44F2V
HD 65900HD 65900346.005.650.52A1V
HD 55730HD 55730331.005.710.68G6III
HD 54079HD 54079568.005.74−0.47K0III:
HD 56031HD 56031604.005.78−0.56M4III
Delta3 Canis Minorδ3 CMi676.005.83−0.75A0Vnn
HD 64685HD 64685124.005.862.95F2IV
HD 60803HD 60803142.005.892.69G0V
HD 56989HD 56989520.005.90−0.11G9III
HD 57006HD 57006193.005.912.04F8IV
HD 61887HD 61887504.005.950A0V
HD 57608HD 576085344.005.99−5.08B8III
HD 65066HD 65066294.006.031.25K0III
HD 55111HD 55111782.006.07−0.83A1V
HD 55184HD 55184753.006.15−0.67K0III
HD 64938HD 64938845.006.16−0.91G8III
HD 62264HD 62264453.006.170.46K0III
HD 63799HD 63799384.006.170.81K1III
HD 66011HD 66011194.006.222.34G0IV
HD 60275HD 60275420.006.280.73A1V
BC Canis MinorBC CMi420.006.300.75M5
HD 65123HD 65123191.006.352.51F6V
HD 58552HD 58552316.006.381.45A2IV
HD 59603HD 59603712.006.38−0.32K0
HD 63838HD 63838414.006.380.86K2III
HD 58599HD 585991264.006.39−1.55B7II-III
HD 62407HD 62407876.006.40−0.75K0
HD 63475HD 63475511.006.420.44K0
BU Canis MinorBU CMi842.006.42−0.64A0V
HD 57707HD 57707225.006.432.24G5
AZ Canis MinorAZ CMi433.006.460.84A5IV
HD 63798HD 63798387.006.491.12G5
HD 62286HD 62286643.006.500.03K0
S Canis MinorS CMi2450.006.60M7-8e
AI Canis MinorAI CMi8.31G5Iab
HD 56126HD 561268.32F5Iab
YY Canis MinorYY CMi8.70F7V
AD Canis MinorAD CMi528.009.38F2:III
Luyten’s starLuyten’s star12.379.8711.94M3.5V
XZ Canis MinorXZ CMi10.25F0
AK Canis MinorAK CMi10.73A-F
YZ Canis MinorYZ CMi19.4211.23M4.5V
BG Canis MinorBG CMi14.50