List of Stars in the Reticulum Constellation

The Reticulum constellation is a small group formed only by 4 main stars. There are currently 36 discovered stars in the region inside its perimeter. It is located in the first quadrant of the southern sky.

The constellation of Reticulum represents a reticle or a net.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Reticulum 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 Reticuliα Ret163.003.33−0.17G7III
Beta Reticuliβ Ret100.003.841.41K0IV SB
Epsilon Reticuliε Ret59.004.443.14K2IV
Gamma Reticuliγ Ret490.004.48−1.41M4III
Delta Reticuliδ Ret530.004.56−1.50M2III
Kappa Reticuliκ Ret70.004.713.05F5IV-V
Iota Reticuliι Ret331.004.97−0.06K4III
Zeta2 Reticuliζ2 Ret39.005.244.83G1V
Eta Reticuliη Ret380.005.24−0.09G7III
HD 27304HD 27304267.005.450.88K0III
Zeta1 Reticuliζ1 Ret40.005.535.11G2V
HD 28732HD 28732329.005.740.72K0III
HD 29399HD 29399150.005.792.48K1III
HD 22252HD 22252851.005.81−1.27B8V
Theta Reticuliθ Ret462.005.880.12B9III-IV
HD 28413HD 28413642.005.94−0.53K4/K5III
HD 20888HD 20888189.006.032.21A3V
HD 25346HD 25346201.006.052.1F2IV
HD 25170HD 25170371.006.140.86K1/K2III
HD 23697HD 23697254.006.291.83K1III
TT ReticuliTT Ret388.006.340.96Ap EuCr(Sr)
HD 26491HD 2649176.006.374.54G3V
HD 22382HD 22382429.006.420.82K0III
TupiHD 23079HD 23079113.007.104.4F9.5V
HD 25171HD 25171179.007.79F8V
HD 21693HD 21693105.007.94G9IV
HD 21749HD 2174953.008.10K4.5
HD 23127HD 23127291.008.563.81G2V
R ReticuliR Ret5015.009.23−1.71M4e-M7.5e
HD 27894HD 27894138.009.426.28K2V
HD 23472HD 23472128.009.70K3.5V
NGC 1313 X-2NGC 1313 X-212800000.0023.60
WISE 0359-5401WISE 0359-540119.20Y0
WISE 0350-5658WISE 0350-565812.10Y1

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