List of Stars in the Mensa Constellation

The Mensa constellation is formed by 4 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 40 discovered stars.

The name of the Mensa constellation represents a table mountain.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Mensa 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 Mensaeα Men33.005.085.05G5V
Gamma Mensaeγ Men101.005.182.73K4III
Beta Mensaeβ Men642.005.30−1.17G8III
Theta Mensaeθ Men356.005.450.26B9.5/A0III/IV
Kappa Mensaeκ Men270.005.460.87B9V
Eta Mensaeη Men712.005.47−1.23K6III
Mu Mensaeμ Men483.005.53−0.32B9IV
Epsilon Mensaeε Men466.005.54−0.24K2/K3III
Zeta Mensaeζ Men404.005.610.14A5III
Pi Mensaeπ Men59.005.654.35G3IV
Delta Mensaeδ Men408.005.670.19K2/K3III+..
HD 22676HD 22676307.005.680.81G8III
Nu Mensaeν Men175.005.782.13F0/F2III
WX MensaeWX Men1045.005.79−1.74M2/M3III
Xi Mensaeξ Men349.005.840.69G8III
Iota Mensaeι Men795.006.04−0.90B8III
HD 30479HD 30479655.006.05−0.46K2III
TZ MensaeTZ Men349.006.181.03A1III + B9V:
HD 33875HD 33875423.006.260.69A0V
HD 31975HD 31975106.006.283.72F8V
HD 23474HD 23474795.006.29−0.65K2III
HD 33519HD 335191072.006.29−1.30K5/M0III
HD 35184HD 35184359.006.491.28A6V
Lambda Mensaeλ Men386.006.541.17K0III
BubupHD 38283HD 38283123.006.70F9.5V
YY MensaeYY Men942.008.05K2III
HD 39194HD 3919484.008.08K0V
UX MensaeUX Men332.008.24F8V
TY MensaeTY Men569.008.26A3/A4V
HD 42936HD 42936159.009.10K0IV
HDE 268835HDE 268835160000.0010.66B8Ie
TU MensaeTU Men11.60
HV 2257HV 2257160000.0012.50K5-M3
AH MensaeAH Men13.15
W MensaeW Men160000.0013.80F8:Iab:p
RX J0513.9-6952RX J0513.9-6952160000.0017.00Ss
LMC X-2LMC X-2160000.0018.00