List of Stars in the Equuleus Constellation

The Equuleus constellation is formed by 3 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 26 discovered stars.

The name of the Equuleus constellation means “little horse”.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Equuleus 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
KitalphaAlpha Equuleiα Equ186.003.920.14G0III+…
Delta Equuleiδ Equ60.004.473.14F5V+…
Gamma Equuleiγ Equ115.004.701.97F0p
Beta Equuleiβ Equ360.005.16−0.05A3V
Epsilon Equuleiε Equ197.005.301.4F5III…
Zeta Equuleiζ Equ688.005.63−0.99K5III
9 Equulei9 Equ1058.005.81−1.75M2III
4 Equulei4 Equ120.005.943.1F8V
HD 202951HD 2029511254.005.97−1.96K5III
HD 199942HD 199942235.005.981.69A7V
6 Equulei6 Equ479.006.070.24A2Vs
HD 201298HD 201298832.006.14−0.89M0III
HD 203842HD 203842344.006.331.21F5III
HD 200661HD 200661400.006.410.97K0
HD 201507HD 201507299.006.441.63F2V
HD 200964HD 200964223.006.642.35K0IV
Lambda Equuleiλ Equ332.006.721.68F8
HD 202908HD 202908155.007.013.63G0V + G6V
Gliese 818Gliese 81848.008.277.41K6V
HD 203473HD 203473237.008.234.2G6V
S EquuleiS Equ2000.008.37-0.57B9V + F9III-IV
SY EquuleiSY Equ4200.008.53-2.02B0.5IIIn
R EquuleiR Equ8.704M3e
U EquuleiU Equ5000.0014.503.57M