List of Stars in the Sextans Constellation

The Serpens constellation is formed only by 3 main stars. There are currently 64 discovered stars total in the region inside its perimeter.

The constellation of Sextans represents a sextant, an old astronomical tool that was used to measure the position of the stars. It is found in the second quadrant of the southern sky.

Below you will find the full list of stars in the Sextans 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 Sextantisα Sex287.004.48−0.25A0III
Gamma Sextantisγ Sex261.005.070.55A2V
Beta Sextantisβ Sex345.005.08−0.04B6V
Delta Sextantisδ Sex300.005.190.37B9.5V
Epsilon Sextantisε Sex183.005.251.51F2III
HD 90362HD 90362329.005.600.58M0.5III
18 Sextantis18 Sex473.005.64−0.17K2III
HD 84607HD 84607273.005.651.03F4IV
19 Sextantis19 Sex527.005.77−0.27K0III:
35 Sextantis35 Sex697.005.77−0.88K3III+…
41 Sextantis41 Sex366.005.800.55A3m
HD 93833HD 93833346.005.850.72G8III:
HD 85709HD 857091399.005.90−2.26M2III
17 Sextantis17 Sex527.005.91−0.13A1V
HD 93655HD 93655531.005.92−0.14M2III
HD 94014HD 94014514.005.95−0.04K4/5III
25 Sextantis25 Sex351.005.970.77B9p Si(CrSr)
6 Sextantis6 Sex200.006.012.07A8III
7 Sextantis7 Sex1048.006.02−1.52A0Vs
HD 90763HD 90763244.006.051.68A1sp…
HD 89033HD 89033642.006.08−0.39K0
HD 87262HD 872621259.006.09−1.84K0
14 Sextantis14 Sex345.006.201.07K1III
HD 91106HD 91106767.006.20−0.66K5III+…
HD 88372HD 88372484.006.230.37A2Vn
4 Sextantis4 Sex150.006.242.93F6V…
33 Sextantis33 Sex112.006.253.57K1IV
36 Sextantis36 Sex639.006.27−0.19K4III
HD 89565HD 89565174.006.312.68F1IV
HD 90125HD 90125328.006.331.32G9V
26 Sextantis26 Sex755.006.33−0.49K0
HD 85505HD 85505428.006.340.75G9III
HD 89490HD 89490293.006.381.61K0
HD 90057HD 900571203.006.39−1.45K5
HD 85380HD 85380145.006.423.18F8V
HD 86341HD 86341276.006.431.79G5
13 Sextantis13 Sex179.006.432.73F4V
24 Sextantis24 Sex244.006.452.08G5
HD 85461HD 854611035.006.48−1.03M2III:
27 Sextantis27 Sex629.006.550.12K0
34 Sextantis34 Sex234.006.572.29F5
40 Sextantis40 Sex313.006.611.7A2IV
23 Sextantis23 Sex1753.006.66−1.99B2.5IV
12 Sextantis12 Sex241.006.692.34F0V
9 Sextantis9 Sex1072.006.72−0.87K5
21 Sextantis21 Sex675.006.970.39K0
31 Sextantis31 Sex482.006.981.13K0
20 Sextantis20 Sex157.007.213.79F8
HD 92788HD 92788107.007.314.76G5
S SextantisS Sex3260.008.20M4-5e
HD 86081HD 86081297.008.743.94F8V
HD 93917HD 93917444.009.02F9.5V
T SextantisT Sex1440.009.82A1V
Y SextantisY Sex371.009.95F8V
RW SextantisRW Sex14000.0010.70DAe
PG 1047+003PG 1047+00313.49sd:B
PG 1026+002PG 1026+00213.83DA2.9
LHS 292LHS 29214.7515.6017.32M6.0V
FIRST J102347.6+003841FIRST J102347.6+00384117.26
SW SextantisSW SexCV

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