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Bright stars in Canis Major - Full list

The table below lists all the stars in the Canis Major constellation which are brighter than magnitude 6.5 (approximate). The list includes 155 stars. Click on each star to see more details about it.

HR Number(*) Star designation Proper name Visual magnitude Color Notes
HR2491 α Canis Majoris Sirius -1.46 Multiple;
HR2618 ε Canis Majoris Adhara 1.5 Double;
HR2693 δ Canis Majoris Wezen 1.84 Variable;
HR2294 β Canis Majoris Mirzam 1.98 Variable; Double;
HR2827 η Canis Majoris Aludra 2.45 Double;
HR2282 ζ Canis Majoris Furud 3.02 Variable; Double;
HR2653 ο2 Canis Majoris 3.02
HR2646 σ Canis Majoris Unurgunite 3.47 Variable; Double;
HR2749 ω Canis Majoris 3.85 Variable;
HR2580 ο1 Canis Majoris 3.87 Variable;
HR2429 ν2 Canis Majoris 3.95 Variable;
HR2538 κ Canis Majoris 3.96 Variable;
HR2574 θ Canis Majoris 4.07
HR2657 γ Canis Majoris Muliphein 4.12
HR2387 ξ1 Canis Majoris 4.33 Variable; Multiple;
HR2596 ι Canis Majoris 4.37 Variable;
HR2782 τ Canis Majoris 4.4 Variable; Multiple;
HR2443 ν3 Canis Majoris 4.43
HR2361 λ Canis Majoris 4.48
HR2414 ξ2 Canis Majoris 4.54
HR2766 4.64
HR2745 27 Canis Majoris 4.66 Variable; Double;
HR2590 π Canis Majoris 4.68 Variable; Double;
HR2764 4.79 Variable; Double;
HR2450 4.82
HR2571 15 Canis Majoris 4.83 Variable;
HR2812 4.96
HR2781 29 Canis Majoris 4.98 Variable;
HR2593 μ Canis Majoris 5 Multiple;
HR2244 5.01
HR2260 5.14 Variable;
HR2379 5.15 Double;
HR2492 10 Canis Majoris 5.2 Variable; Double;
HR2305 5.22
HR2447 5.27
HR2786 5.28
HR2504 11 Canis Majoris 5.29
HR2595 5.3
HR2498 5.32
HR2825 5.33 Variable;
HR2834 5.35 Variable; Multiple;
HR2756 5.36
HR2822 5.38
HR2823 5.39
HR2522 5.39 Double;
HR2678 5.39 Variable; Multiple;
HR2819 5.43
HR2796 5.45
HR2607 5.46 Double;
HR2758 5.46
HR2708 5.46
HR2266 5.52
HR2750 5.58
HR2616 5.59 Double;
HR2855 5.61 Variable;
HR2415 5.62
HR2311 5.63
HR2640 5.63
HR2853 5.63 Double;
HR2565 5.64
HR2284 5.64 Variable; Multiple;
HR2397 5.69 Variable; Double;
HR2704 5.69 Variable; Double;
HR2545 5.7 Multiple;
HR2788 5.7 Variable;
HR2423 ν1 Canis Majoris 5.7 Double;
HR2460 5.71
HR2690 5.71 Variable;
HR2364 5.74 Variable; Double;
HR2588 17 Canis Majoris 5.74 Multiple;
HR2359 5.77
HR2832 5.78
HR2841 5.78
HR2723 5.78
HR2859 5.79 Variable; Multiple;
HR2535 5.79
HR2501 5.8 Variable; Double;
HR2271 5.81 Variable;
HR2716 5.84
HR2802 5.87
HR2242 5.91
HR2249 5.92 Variable;
HR2500 5.92
HR2718 26 Canis Majoris 5.92 Variable;
HR2380 5.93
HR2428 5.97
HR2243 5.99
HR2730 6.01 Variable;
HR2800 6.01 Variable; Double;
HR2448 6.03
HR2699 6.03 Double;
HR2576 6.04
HR2455 6.05 Double;
HR2839 6.05 Double;
HR2495 6.05
HR2268 6.06 Variable;
HR2254 6.07 Double;
HR2349 6.07 Double;
HR2686 6.08
HR2509 12 Canis Majoris 6.08 Variable;
HR2785 6.09
HR2664 6.09
HR2720 6.1
HR2437 6.12
HR2309 6.12 Double;
HR2734 6.12 Variable;
HR2481 6.13 Variable; Double;
HR2566 6.14
HR2373 6.16 Double;
HR2826 6.19
HR2578 6.21
HR2611 6.23
HR2705 6.23 Multiple;
HR2303 6.24
HR2831 6.24 Double;
HR2392 6.24 Variable;
HR2623 6.26
HR2637 6.27
HR2847 6.31 Variable;
HR2625 6.31
HR2755 6.32
HR2768 6.32 Double;
HR2528 6.33 Multiple;
HR2544 6.33
HR2743 6.33
HR2307 6.34
HR2680 6.34
HR2433 6.35 Double;
HR2733 6.36 Double;
HR2598 6.36 Double;
HR2614 6.37 Variable; Double;
HR2318 6.39
HR2225 6.39
HR2403 6.4
HR2567 6.4 Variable; Multiple;
HR2621 6.42 Multiple;
HR2493 6.45
HR2774 6.46
HR2679 6.48
HR2213 6.52
HR2628 6.53 Variable; Multiple;
HR2497 6.54 Double;
HR2226 6.54
HR2850 6.56
HR2724 6.59 Variable;
HR2306 6.6 Variable; Double;
HR2824 6.6
HR2741 6.6 Variable;
HR2799 6.61 Variable;
HR2603 6.61 Variable;
HR2688 6.62
HR2695 6.65 Variable;
HR2252 6.67
HR2583 6.91 Variable;
HR2537 7.04 Variable;

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