List of Stars in the Chamaeleon Constellation

The Chamaeleon constellation is formed by just3 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 47 discovered stars.

The constellation of Chamaeleon represents a chameleon or lizard.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Chamaeleon 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 Chamaeleontisα Cha63.004.052.6F5III
Gamma Chamaeleontisγ Cha413.004.11−1.40M0III
Beta Chamaeleontisβ Cha271.004.24−0.36B5Vn
Theta Chamaeleontisθ Cha154.004.340.97K0III-IV
Delta2 Chamaeleontisδ2 Cha363.004.45−0.79B2.5IV
Epsilon Chamaeleontisε Cha364.004.88−0.36B9Vn
Kappa Chamaeleontisκ Cha441.005.04−0.61K4III
Zeta Chamaeleontisζ Cha539.005.07−1.02B5V
Iota Chamaeleontisι Cha184.005.341.58F3/F5IV
Nu Chamaeleontisν Cha191.005.431.59G8III
Eta Chamaeleontisη Cha316.005.460.53B9IV
Delta1 Chamaeleontisδ1 Cha354.005.460.28K0III
Mu¹ Chamaeleontisμ¹ Cha399.005.530.09A0IV
Pi Chamaeleontisπ Cha137.005.642.52F1III
HD 72922HD 72922252.005.671.23G8III
HD 76236HD 76236559.005.79−0.38K5III
HD 114533HD 1145331863.005.84−2.94F8Ib
HD 120213HD 120213872.005.95−1.19K2/K3III:p
DR ChamaeleontisDR Cha1000.005.97−1.46B5IV
RS ChamaeleontisRS Cha319.006.051.1A7V
HD 80194HD 80194364.006.130.89K1III
HD 92209HD 92209517.006.290.29K2III
HD 101782HD 101782344.006.321.2K0III
DY ChamaeleontisDY Cha929.006.32−0.95B8IV
HD 106248HD 106248353.006.341.17K2/K3IIICN.
HD 115088HD 115088444.006.340.67B9.5/A0V
HD 98617HD 98617210.006.352.3A8IIIm…
HD 94717HD 947171680.006.36−2.20K2II/III
HD 101917HD 101917182.006.382.65K0III/IV
HD 99015HD 99015243.006.432.07A5III/IV
HD 113694HD 113694449.006.430.73A0V
HD 86320HD 86320703.006.47−0.20B8IV
Mu2 Chamaeleontisμ2 Cha564.006.600.41G6/G8III
HD 104237HD 104237374.006.70K4Ve
RZ ChamaeleontisRZ Cha606.008.09F4V
HD 97048HD 97048517.008.38A0pshe
HD 116852HD 1168529300.008.47O9III
HD 97300HD 97300574.009.20B9V
CeiboHD 63454HD 63454117.009.376.6K4V
R ChamaeleontisR Cha10.55M4.5e
Z ChamaeleontisZ Cha11.50M5.5
T ChamaeleontisT Cha534.0011.56K0e
CS ChamaeleontisCS Cha575.0011.69K2Ve
CT ChamaeleontisCT Cha538.0012.36K7
DK ChamaeleontisDK ChaF0
OTS 44OTS 44M9.5