List of Stars in the Columba Constellation

The Columba constellation is formed by 5 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 77 discovered stars.

The constellation of Columba represents a dove and is one of the faintest constellations in the night sky.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Columba 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
PhactAlpha Columbaeα Col268.002.65−1.93B7IV
WeznBeta Columbaeβ Col86.003.121.02K1.5III
Delta Columbaeδ Col237.003.85−0.46G7II
Epsilon Columbaeε Col277.003.86−0.79K1II/III
Eta Columbaeη Col531.003.96−2.10K0III
Gamma Columbaeγ Col853.004.36−2.73B2.5IV
Kappa Columbaeκ Col183.004.370.63G8II
Omicron Columbaeο Col110.004.812.17K0/K1III/IV
TszeLambda Columbaeλ Col341.004.88−0.22B5V
Xi Columbaeξ Col328.004.97−0.05K1IIICN…
ElkurudTheta Columbaeθ Col762.005.00−1.84B8:IV
SheMu Columbaeμ Col1294.005.18−2.81B1IV/V
HD 46568HD 46568273.005.250.64G8III
Nu2 Columbaeν2 Col138.005.282.14F5V
WZ ColumbaeWZ Col363.005.290.06B9/B9.5V
HD 46815HD 46815406.005.42−0.06K3III
HD 37811HD 37811382.005.440.1G6/G8III
HD 36848HD 36848172.005.451.83K2/K3III
Pi2 Columbaeπ2 Col261.005.500.98A0V
Sigma Columbaeσ Col1462.005.52−2.74F2III
HD 41047HD 41047555.005.54−0.62K5III
AF ColumbaeAF Col853.005.54−1.55M2II/III
HD 43899HD 43899302.005.540.7K2III
HD 40091HD 40091509.005.55−0.42M0III
HD 44506HD 445062012.005.55−3.40B3V
HD 36187HD 36187294.005.560.79A0V
HD 47144HD 47144580.005.59−0.66A0V
HD 39720HD 39720321.005.620.65K1III
HD 45145HD 45145308.005.620.74K1II/III
HD 41534HD 415341083.005.65−1.96B2V
SW ColumbaeSW Col561.005.71−0.45M2III
HD 47500HD 475001655.005.72−2.81B5/7IV
HD 34266HD 34266484.005.75−0.11G8III
HD 36874HD 36874278.005.751.1K0III
HD 37192HD 37192317.005.760.82K0III
HD 44323HD 44323396.005.760.34B9V
HD 41843HD 41843266.005.791.23A1V
HD 41759HD 41759263.005.801.27A0V
HD 37717HD 37717490.005.81−0.08B8V
HD 42054HD 420541052.005.82−1.72B4Vnn
HD 46349HD 46349811.005.82−1.16G8III+…
HD 36060HD 36060310.005.860.97A7m
HD 43940HD 43940202.005.881.91A2V
HD 34868HD 34868446.005.980.3A0V
HD 43847HD 43847390.006.000.61A2Vm…
HD 47463HD 47463434.006.030.41K0III
AN ColumbaeAN Col1895.006.05−2.77B5II/III
Nu1 Columbaeν1 Col145.006.152.91F0IV
Pi1 Columbaeπ1 Col322.006.151.18Am
HD 38138HD 38138566.006.18−0.02A0V
HD 46365HD 46365581.006.19−0.07K3III
HD 38804HD 38804604.006.22−0.12B5III
HD 45383HD 45383506.006.240.28K3III
HD 38385HD 38385174.006.252.61F3V
HD 37286HD 37286184.006.262.5A2III/IV
SX ColumbaeSX Col931.006.28−1.02M2/M3III
HD 38885HD 38885511.006.290.31K1III
HD 45306HD 45306522.006.300.28B9V
HD 45983HD 45983264.006.321.78F2/F3V
HD 35046HD 35046698.006.34−0.31F0/F2IV
HD 39891HD 39891183.006.342.6F3V
HD 38056HD 38056432.006.350.74B9.5V
HD 47230HD 47230131.006.363.33F6V
HD 47475HD 474751689.006.36−2.21K0II
HD 40359HD 40359776.006.44−0.44G8III
HD 46727HD 46727470.006.440.64G8III
HD 39543HD 39543694.006.47−0.17K3III
HD 45680HD 45680162.006.482.99F3V
HD 39901HD 39901680.006.560.04K3III
HD 43848HD 43848123.408.64K2IV
L 449-1L 449-119.0011.70M4
TV ColumbaeTV Col12.20K1
AP ColumbaeAP Col27.4012.9613.34M5
WASP-160 BWASP-160 B13.09K0V
TX ColumbaeTX Col14.10
4U 0513-404U 0513-4035900.00