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Bright stars in Cancer - Full list

The table below lists all the stars in the Cancer constellation which are brighter than magnitude 6.5 (approximate). The list includes 106 stars. Click on each star to see more details about it.

HR Number(*) Star designation Proper name Visual magnitude Color Notes
HR3249 β Cancri Tarf 3.52 Variable; Double;
HR3461 δ Cancri Asellus Australis 3.94 Double;
HR3475 ι Cancri 4.02 Variable; Double;
HR3572 α Cancri Acubens 4.25 Variable; Multiple;
HR3449 γ Cancri Asellus Borealis 4.66 Multiple;
HR3163 8 Cancri 5.12
HR3306 5.13 Double;
HR3627 ξ Cancri Nahn 5.14 Double;
HR3262 χ Cancri 5.14
HR3561 ο1 Cancri 5.2
HR3575 σ3 Cancri 5.2 Double;
HR3540 ρ2 Cancri 5.22
HR3623 κ Cancri 5.24 Variable; Multiple;
HR3176 μ2 Cancri 5.3
HR3366 η Cancri 5.33
HR3669 π2 Cancri 5.34
HR3357 θ Cancri 5.35 Variable; Multiple;
HR3532 57 Cancri 5.39 Multiple;
HR3550 60 Cancri 5.41 Variable;
HR3621 τ Cancri 5.43
HR3595 ν Cancri 5.45 Variable;
HR3555 σ2 Cancri 5.45
HR3319 27 Cancri 5.5 Variable;
HR3128 3 Cancri 5.55
HR3304 φ1 Cancri 5.57 Double;
HR3215 15 Cancri 5.64 Variable;
HR3450 45 Cancri 5.64 Double;
HR3465 49 Cancri 5.66 Variable;
HR3519 σ1 Cancri 5.66 Multiple;
HR3565 ο2 Cancri 5.67
HR3191 ψ Cancri 5.73 Multiple;
HR3355 υ1 Cancri 5.75
HR3095 1 Cancri 5.78
HR3587 66 Cancri 5.82 Multiple;
HR3264 5.83
HR3124 ω1 Cancri 5.83
HR3599 5.85
HR3481 50 Cancri 5.87
HR3406 36 Cancri 5.88
HR3409 5.94
HR3639 5.95 Variable;
HR3284 20 Cancri 5.95
HR3333 29 Cancri 5.95 Multiple;
HR3522 ρ1 Cancri Copernicus 5.95 Double;
HR3626 75 Cancri 5.98 Multiple;
HR3268 λ Cancri Piautos 5.98
HR3104 5.99 Double;
HR3395 5.99 Multiple;
HR3134 5 Cancri 5.99
HR3169 μ1 Cancri 5.99 Variable;
HR3222 6.01
HR3640 79 Cancri 6.01 Double;
HR3115 6.02
HR3380 6.03 Double;
HR3201 6.07
HR3589 67 Cancri 6.07 Double;
HR3290 21 Cancri 6.08 Double;
HR3423 6.1
HR3329 28 Cancri 6.1 Variable;
HR3464 46 Cancri 6.13
HR3299 25 Cancri 6.14
HR3158 6.15
HR3504 6.16
HR3707 6.16
HR3558 6.17
HR3567 6.19
HR3210 ζ2 Cancri 6.2 Multiple;
HR3164 6.21 Variable; Double;
HR3198 6.23
HR3521 53 Cancri 6.23 Variable; Double;
HR3125 6.25
HR3184 12 Cancri 6.27
HR3376 6.28 Double;
HR3252 6.29
HR3563 61 Cancri 6.29 Double;
HR3429 ε Cancri Meleph 6.3 Double;
HR3311 φ2 Cancri 6.3 Variable; Double;
HR3132 ω2 Cancri 6.31 Multiple;
HR3394 6.32
HR3127 6.34 Double;
HR3369 υ2 Cancri 6.36
HR3577 6.38 Variable;
HR3231 6.38 Double;
HR3510 54 Cancri 6.38 Double;
HR3601 70 Cancri 6.38
HR3427 39 Cancri 6.39 Variable; Multiple;
HR3617 6.4 Multiple;
HR3689 6.41 Double;
HR3428 6.44 Multiple;
HR3424 6.45
HR3606 6.46
HR3372 34 Cancri 6.46
HR3228 6.47 Multiple;
HR3657 6.48
HR3635 6.48
HR3620 6.5
HR3650 π1 Cancri 6.51 Multiple;
HR3711 6.53
HR3412 37 Cancri 6.53
HR3214 6.54
HR3224 6.56
HR3387 35 Cancri 6.58
HR3541 6.64 Variable;
HR3361 6.83
HR3248 7.13 Variable;
HR3313 24 Cancri 7.81 Variable; Multiple;

(*) HR stands for Harvard Revised Bright Star Catalogue, which is also known as the Yale Catalogue of Bright Stars.