List of Stars in the Circinus Constellation

The Circinus constellation is formed by 3 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 57 discovered stars.

The constellation of Circinus represents a compass.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Circinus 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 Circiniα Cir53.003.182.11F1Vp
Beta Circiniβ Cir97.004.071.71A3Va
Gamma Circiniγ Cir509.004.48−1.49B5III + F8
Epsilon Circiniε Cir373.004.85−0.44K2.5III
Delta Circiniδ Cir6392.005.04−6.42O8.5V
Theta Circiniθ Cir834.005.08−1.96B4Vnp
Eta Circiniη Cir267.005.160.59G8III
HD 131342HD 131342173.005.181.56K1III
HD 129422HD 129422150.005.362.05A7Vn
HD 135591HD 1355913500.005.43(−13.06?)O7Iab:
HD 125835HD 1258353505.005.56−4.60A3Ib
HD 136359HD 136359136.005.652.55F7V
HD 124471HD 1244712296.005.72−3.52B1.5III
HD 120404HD 120404815.005.73−1.26K5/M0III
HD 120913HD 1209131268.005.74−2.21K2III
HD 135160HD 1351601918.005.74−3.11B0.5V
HD 126862HD 126862274.005.841.21K1III
HD 126241HD 126241921.005.87−1.38K3III
CO CirciniCO Cir1144.005.91−1.82B2.5V
AX CirciniAX Cir1012.005.91−1.55F8II + A/F
HD 121932HD 121932251.005.961.53F0V
HD 128020HD 12802092.006.033.78F7V
HD 123377HD 1233776.07K4II
HD 123492HD 123492240.006.071.74A6IV
Zeta Circiniζ Cir1226.006.09−1.79B3Vn
HD 129462HD 129462366.006.10.85K0III
BU CirciniBU Cir1725.006.1−2.52B2III
HD 121557HD 121557528.006.20.15K0III
HD 128917HD 128917144.006.212.98F4V
HD 130227HD 130227312.006.211.31K3III
HD 133792HD 133792555.006.250.09A0p
HD 134468HD 1344687581.006.27−5.56K4Ib
HD 134060HD 13406079.006.294.38G3IV
HD 125990HD 125990418.006.360.82A1V
HD 134657HD 134657830.006.36−0.67B5V
HD 130942HD 130942926.006.38−0.89B5V
HD 129092HD 1290921216.006.39−1.47B3V:
HD 131491HD 1314911012.006.39−1.07B5V
HD 133557HD 133557406.006.491.01F2III
HD 130021HD 130021851.006.5−0.58B3III
BP CirciniBP Cir7.52F2/F3II+B6.0
HD 129445HD 129445221.008.814.66G8V
WR 70WR 701840.009.71WC9+B0I
WR 66WR 6611.34WN8(h)
WR 65WR 6513.65WC9d+OB
WR 67WR 6711.84WN6w
WR 67aWR 67a16.25WN6h
WR 67bWR 67b17.27WC8
WR 67-3WR 67-315.33WN10
WR 68WR 6813.28WC7
WR 68aWR 68a13.2WN6+O5.5/6
WR 68-1WR 68-1invisibleWN4b
BX CirciniBX Cir12.62B+…
BW CirciniBW Cir16.9
Circinicinus X-1Circinus X-121.4
PSR B1451-68PSR B1451-68
PSR B1509-58PSR B1509-58