List of Stars in the Fornax Constellation

The Fornax constellation is formed by 2 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 79 discovered stars.

The constellation of Fornax represents a Furnace.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Fornax 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
DalimAlpha Fornacisα For46.003.853.05F8V
Beta Fornacisβ For169.004.450.88G8III
Nu Fornacisν For361.004.68−0.54B9.5p (Si)
Omega Fornacisω For453.004.96−0.76B9V
Delta Fornacisδ For733.004.99−1.77B5III
Phi Fornacisφ For153.005.131.78A2/A3V
Kappa Fornacisκ For71.005.193.48G2V
Mu Fornacisμ For332.005.270.23A0V
Pi Fornacisπ For278.005.340.68G8III
Gamma2 Fornacisγ2 For554.005.39−0.76A1V
Eta3 Fornacisη3 For531.005.48−0.58K2III
Rho Fornacisρ For282.005.520.83G6III
AI FornacisAI For1173.005.63−2.15M1III
Zeta Fornacisζ For105.005.693.14F3V
Chi2 Fornacisχ2 For464.005.71−0.06K2III
Iota1 Fornacisι1 For649.005.74−0.76G8/K0III
Lambda2 Fornacisλ2 For83.005.783.74G1V
Iota2 Fornacisι2 For116.005.843.08F5V
Epsilon Fornacisε For99.005.883.47G8/K0V
Lambda1 Fornacisλ1 For380.005.910.58K0/K1III
Sigma Fornacisσ For329.005.910.89A2V
Eta2 Fornacisη2 For500.005.92−0.01K0III
Psi Fornacisψ For194.005.932.06F5V
HD 20606HD 20606202.005.931.97F3V+…
HD 21430HD 21430434.005.930.31K0III
HD 16975HD 16975380.005.990.66G8III
Tau Fornacisτ For417.006.010.47A0V
HD 11643HD 11643378.006.090.77K1/K2III
HD 15471HD 15471370.006.110.83K2IIICN…
Gamma1 Fornacisγ1 For363.006.140.91K0III
HD 18650HD 18650339.006.141.05K1III
HD 20176HD 20176452.006.170.46K1IICN…
HD 19545HD 19545188.006.182.38A3V
HD 22262HD 22262138.006.203.06F5V
HD 17168HD 17168349.006.211.06A1V
HD 20293HD 20293548.006.250.12A1V
HD 15889HD 15889421.006.280.73K0III
HD 18466HD 18466471.006.290.49A2/A3V:+…
HD 20144HD 20144479.006.290.45B9IV/V
HD 12596HD 12596959.006.30−1.04K2III
HD 18735HD 18735413.006.320.81A0V
HD 11050HD 11050557.006.330.17K0III
HD 14412HD 1441241.006.335.81G8V
HD 11183HD 11183444.006.350.68K2/K3III
HD 20980HD 20980450.006.360.66A1V
HD 11262HD 1126288.006.374.2F6V
HD 12135HD 12135346.006.371.24K0III
HD 10863HD 10863141.006.383.2F2V
HD 17926HD 17926105.006.383.85F6V
HD 21997HD 21997241.006.382.04A3IV/V
Chi1 Fornacisχ1 For326.006.391.39A1IV
HD 22322HD 223221381.006.39−1.75K3III
HD 12563HD 12563452.006.400.69A3III
HD 20853HD 20853158.006.402.97F7V
HD 18546HD 18546362.006.411.18A0Vn
HD 14988HD 14988536.006.450.37K3III
HD 14890HD 148901173.006.47−1.31K2III
HD 13305HD 13305203.006.482.51F0IV/V
HD 16589HD 16589174.006.482.84F6V
HD 22333HD 22333599.006.480.16K0III
Chi3 Fornacisχ3 For362.006.491.26A1V
TY FornacisTY For347.006.501.36A9V:n
Eta1 Fornacisη1 For619.006.510.12K0/K1III
TZ FornacisTZ For567.006.89F7III+G8III
HD 20782HD 20782117.007.384.6G3V
R FornacisR For2250.007.50C…
UX FornacisUX For132.608.10G6V+…
HD 20707HD 20707344.008.183.06F3V
HD 13167HD 13167488.008.34G3V
HD 20781HD 20781115.008.44G9.5V
HD 11231HD 11231437.008.60F5V
HD 20706HD 207062480.008.61-0.79K4III
AK FornacisAK For101.609.14K3V
IntanHD 20868HD 20868159.009.926.47K3/4IV
HIP 13044HIP 130442286.009.94F2
UZ FornacisUZ For18.20M4.5
LP 944-20LP 944-2020.9018.69M9
UDF 2457UDF 245759000.0025.00MV