List of Stars in the Horologium Constellation

The Horologium constellation is formed by 6 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 37 discovered stars. It can be seen from the southern hemisphere so it’s not a constellation that is too well known in North America or Europe.

The constellation of Horologium represents a pendulum clock.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Horologium 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 Horologiiα Hor117.003.851.07K1III
R HorologiiR Hor1004.004.70M7IIIe
Delta Horologiiδ Hor175.004.931.28A9V
Beta Horologiiβ Hor313.004.980.07A5III
Mu Horologiiμ Hor138.005.121.99F0IV
Zeta Horologiiζ Hor159.005.211.77F4IV
Nu Horologiiν Hor165.005.251.73A2V
Eta Horologiiη Hor145.005.302.06A6V
HD 27588HD 27588231.005.331.08K2III
Lambda Horologiiλ Hor160.005.361.91F2III
Iota Horologiiι Hor56.005.404.22G3IV
HD 22231HD 22231307.005.670.8K3III
TW HorologiiTW Hor1315.005.71−2.32C5II
HD 23719HD 23719365.005.720.47K1III
Gamma Horologiiγ Hor179.005.732.03G8III/IV
HD 14641HD 14641564.005.81−0.38K5III
HD 20640HD 20640473.005.840.03K2III
HD 24706HD 24706360.005.930.72K3III
TU HorologiiTU Hor370.005.980.7A2V
HD 18185HD 18185553.006.03−0.12K1III
HD 19948HD 19948388.006.110.73K1III
HD 17254HD 17254404.006.150.68A2V
HD 18265HD 182651113.006.22−1.45K4III
HD 17326HD 17326178.006.232.55F5V
HD 16170HD 16170174.006.242.6F6V
HD 15646HD 15646385.006.350.99A0V
HD 26927HD 269271000.006.36−1.07K3III
TZ HorologiiTZ Hor921.006.39−0.86M5III
HD 21011HD 21011453.006.400.68K0III
HD 18292HD 18292463.006.470.71K0/K1III
HD 23670HD 23670508.006.490.53G8/K0III
HD 21360HD 21360435.006.500.87A0V
HD 23308HD 23308128.006.503.52F8V
HD 27631HD 27631148.008.25G3IV
GJ 1061GJ 106112.0013.03M5.5
WW HorologiiWW Hor17.60