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 Name||Name||Designation||Distance (light-years)||Visible magnitude||Absolute magnitude||Stellar classification|
|Kitalpha||Alpha Equulei||α Equ||186.00||3.92||0.14||G0III+…|
|Delta Equulei||δ Equ||60.00||4.47||3.14||F5V+…|
|Gamma Equulei||γ Equ||115.00||4.70||1.97||F0p|
|Beta Equulei||β Equ||360.00||5.16||−0.05||A3V|
|Epsilon Equulei||ε Equ||197.00||5.30||1.4||F5III…|
|Zeta Equulei||ζ Equ||688.00||5.63||−0.99||K5III|
|9 Equulei||9 Equ||1058.00||5.81||−1.75||M2III|
|4 Equulei||4 Equ||120.00||5.94||3.1||F8V|
|HD 202951||HD 202951||1254.00||5.97||−1.96||K5III|
|HD 199942||HD 199942||235.00||5.98||1.69||A7V|
|6 Equulei||6 Equ||479.00||6.07||0.24||A2Vs|
|HD 201298||HD 201298||832.00||6.14||−0.89||M0III|
|HD 203842||HD 203842||344.00||6.33||1.21||F5III|
|HD 200661||HD 200661||400.00||6.41||0.97||K0|
|HD 201507||HD 201507||299.00||6.44||1.63||F2V|
|HD 200964||HD 200964||223.00||6.64||2.35||K0IV|
|Lambda Equulei||λ Equ||332.00||6.72||1.68||F8|
|HD 202908||HD 202908||155.00||7.01||3.63||G0V + G6V|
|Gliese 818||Gliese 818||48.00||8.27||7.41||K6V|
|HD 203473||HD 203473||237.00||8.23||4.2||G6V|
|S Equulei||S Equ||2000.00||8.37||-0.57||B9V + F9III-IV|
|SY Equulei||SY Equ||4200.00||8.53||-2.02||B0.5IIIn|
|R Equulei||R Equ||8.70||4||M3e|
|U Equulei||U Equ||5000.00||14.50||3.57||M|