List of Stars in the Octans Constellation

The Octans constellation is a small group formed by only 3 main stars that form its shape in the sky. Inside its area, there are currently 77 discovered stars.

The constellation of Octans represents an octant (a navigational instrument).

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Octans 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
Nu Octantisν Oct69.003.762.1K0III
Beta Octantisβ Oct140.004.130.96A9IV/V
Delta Octantisδ Oct279.004.31−0.35K2III
Theta Octantisθ Oct221.004.780.63K2III
Epsilon Octantisε Oct268.005.090.51M6III
Gamma1 Octantisγ1 Oct267.005.100.53G7III
Alpha Octantisα Oct148.005.131.85F4III
Lambda Octantisλ Oct435.005.27−0.36G8/K0III+..
Gamma3 Octantisγ3 Oct242.005.290.93K1/K2III
Chi Octantisχ Oct250.005.290.87K3III
Xi Octantisξ Oct444.005.32−0.35B6IV
Zeta Octantisζ Oct157.005.432.01F0III
Iota Octantisι Oct371.005.450.17K0III
Polaris AustralisSigma Octantisσ Oct270.005.450.86F0III
Phi Octantisφ Oct197.005.471.57A0V
Psi Octantisψ Oct125.005.492.56F3III
Tau Octantisτ Oct522.005.50−0.52K2III
Kappa Octantisκ Oct256.005.561.08A2m…
Rho Octantisρ Oct217.005.571.45A2V
Pi1 Octantisπ1 Oct389.005.650.27G8/K0III
Pi2 Octantisπ2 Oct1734.005.65−2.98G8Ib
HD 11025HD 11025365.005.660.42K0III
Gamma2 Octantisγ2 Oct314.005.720.8K0III
HD 222806HD 222806569.005.74−0.47K1III
HD 193721HD 193721527.005.76−0.28G6/G8II
Upsilon Octantisυ Oct330.005.760.73K0III
HD 1032HD 1032815.005.78−1.21M0/M1III
HD 221420HD 221420104.005.823.31G2IV-V
HD 10800HD 1080088.005.883.71G2V
Omega Octantisω Oct318.005.880.93B9.5V
HD 194612HD 194612635.005.89−0.56K5III
HD 208741HD 208741201.005.941.99F3III
HD 167714HD 167714348.005.950.81K2III
Mu1 Octantisμ1 Oct337.005.990.92F4III-IV
HD 222060HD 222060625.005.99−0.42K0II/III
HD 104555HD 104555335.006.050.99K3III
CW OctantisCW Oct598.006.05−0.27A2V
HD 218108HD 218108243.006.111.75A7Vn
HD 212168HD 21216875.006.124.31G3IV
HD 210056HD 210056302.006.131.3K0III
HD 191220HD 191220252.006.151.71A2/A3m…
HD 213402HD 2134021090.006.15−1.47K1III
HD 204904HD 204904196.006.172.28F4IV
Eta Octantisη Oct356.006.191A1V
HD 169904HD 169904553.006.270.12B8V
HD 107739HD 107739765.006.32−0.53K0III
HD 219572HD 219572489.006.340.46K0III
HD 172226HD 172226558.006.350.18B9/B9.5V
HD 203532HD 203532813.006.35−0.63B3IV
HD 171990HD 171990141.006.393.22G2V
HD 186154HD 186154694.006.39−0.25K3/K4III
HD 208500HD 208500311.006.391.49A5IV/V
R OctantisR Oct1960.006.40M5.5e
HD 25887HD 25887481.006.400.56B9V
HD 218559HD 218559582.006.430.17K4III
HD 202418HD 202418667.006.44−0.13K3III
HD 159517HD 159517219.006.452.32F4V
BP OctantisBP Oct210.006.462.45Am
HD 58805HD 58805128.006.463.5F3V
HD 203955HD 203955360.006.471.25A0V
HD 165338HD 165338596.006.490.18B8/B9V
Mu2 Octantisμ2 Oct142.006.513.31G1V
B OctantisB Oct335.006.571.5F0IV-V
BQ OctantisBQ Oct1600.006.88S5,1
Omicron Octantisο Oct1790.007.21−1.49B9.5IV
HD 142022HD 142022112.007.705.01K0V
HD 212301HD 212301179.007.774.07F8V
CF OctantisCF Oct683.007.93K0IIIp
HD 188136HD 188136620.008.01ApSrYZrBa
X OctantisX Oct997.008.70M5/M6e
HD 89499HD 89499373.008.70G3V
UV OctantisUV Oct1340.009.44A9:Ia/Iabw
HD 190290HD 1902909.90ApEuSr
RV OctantisRV Oct2470.0010.94
EUVE J0317-85.5EUVE J0317-85.514.72DA
AO OctantisAO Oct21.00