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Bright stars in Centaurus - Full list

The table below lists all the stars in the Centaurus constellation which are brighter than magnitude 6.5 (approximate). The list includes 279 stars. Click on each star to see more details about it.

HR Number(*) Star designation Proper name Visual magnitude Color Notes
HR5459 α1 Centauri Rigil Kentaurus or Toliman -0.01 Multiple;
HR5267 β Centauri Hadar 0.61 Variable; Double;
HR5288 θ Centauri Menkent 2.06 Double;
HR4819 γ Centauri 2.17 Multiple;
HR5132 ε Centauri 2.3 Variable; Double;
HR5440 η Centauri 2.31 Variable;
HR5231 ζ Centauri 2.55
HR4621 δ Centauri 2.6 Variable; Multiple;
HR5028 ι Centauri 2.75
HR5193 μ Centauri 3.04 Variable; Double;
HR5576 κ Centauri 3.13 Variable; Double;
HR4467 λ Centauri 3.13 Double;
HR5190 ν Centauri 3.41 Variable;
HR5248 φ Centauri 3.83 Variable;
HR4802 τ Centauri 3.86
HR5249 υ1 Centauri 3.87
HR5089 3.88 Variable; Double;
HR4390 π Centauri 3.89 Double;
HR4743 σ Centauri 3.91
HR4638 ρ Centauri 3.96
HR5471 4
HR5485 4.05
HR5367 ψ Centauri 4.05 Double;
HR4522 4.11 Variable; Double;
HR5192 2 Centauri 4.19 Variable;
HR5168 1 Centauri 4.23 Variable;
HR4889 4.27
HR4942 ξ2 Centauri 4.27 Double;
HR4537 4.32 Variable;
HR4888 4.33
HR5358 4.33
HR5260 υ2 Centauri 4.34
HR5285 χ Centauri 4.36 Variable;
HR5378 4.42 Variable;
HR4546 4.46
HR4618 4.47 Multiple;
HR5041 4.53
HR5035 4.53 Multiple;
HR4975 4.6 Variable; Multiple;
HR4460 4.62
HR4817 4.64 Variable;
HR5172 4.65 Variable; Double;
HR4831 4.66
HR4940 4.71 Double;
HR5241 4.71
HR5221 4 Centauri 4.73 Double;
HR5297 4.75 Double;
HR4732 4.82 Double;
HR4979 4.85
HR4933 ξ1 Centauri 4.85
HR4523 4.91
HR4874 4.91 Double;
HR4989 4.92 Double;
HR5371 4.92 Multiple;
HR5489 4.92
HR4499 4.94
HR4682 5 Variable; Double;
HR4396 5 Double;
HR5141 5.01 Double;
HR4511 5.03 Variable;
HR5543 5.03
HR5071 5.06
HR5316 5.07 Variable; Multiple;
HR4423 5.08 Double;
HR5058 5.09
HR5006 5.1
HR4794 5.13 Variable;
HR4441 ο1 Centauri 5.13 Variable; Double;
HR4600 5.15
HR4327 5.15 Variable; Double;
HR4475 5.15
HR4487 5.15
HR5174 5.15 Double;
HR4442 ο2 Centauri 5.15 Variable;
HR4913 5.16
HR4413 5.17
HR4409 5.22 Double;
HR5349 5.23
HR4973 5.25
HR5207 5.25 Double;
HR4466 5.25
HR4519 5.29 Variable;
HR4415 5.3 Double;
HR4652 5.31 Double;
HR5048 5.31 Double;
HR5558 5.32 Double;
HR4712 5.32
HR4620 5.34
HR4350 5.36
HR5140 5.38
HR4453 5.39 Double;
HR4526 5.41 Variable;
HR4748 5.44
HR4476 5.44
HR5176 5.45
HR4906 5.47
HR5026 5.48 Variable;
HR4625 5.48 Variable;
HR4462 5.5 Variable;
HR5222 5.54 Multiple;
HR4502 5.55
HR5376 5.56
HR5308 5.56
HR4551 5.57 Multiple;
HR4941 5.59 Variable;
HR5136 5.6
HR5318 5.61
HR5113 5.63 Multiple;
HR4447 5.64
HR5466 5.67
HR5060 5.69
HR4541 5.7
HR5230 5.71
HR4463 5.71 Variable; Double;
HR4951 5.71
HR4724 5.73 Variable;
HR4872 5.73
HR5449 5.74
HR4624 5.75 Variable;
HR4360 5.76
HR4648 5.76
HR5206 5.77
HR5029 5.77
HR4788 5.77 Double;
HR5130 5.79
HR4398 5.79
HR4970 5.79
HR4714 5.79
HR4796 5.8 Multiple;
HR4354 5.8
HR4417 5.81 Double;
HR5549 5.82 Multiple;
HR5239 5.83
HR4472 5.83
HR5036 5.83
HR5008 5.84
HR4818 5.84
HR4850 5.86 Double;
HR5439 5.87 Double;
HR4996 5.89
HR4988 5.89
HR5217 5.89
HR4903 5.89
HR5585 5.89
HR4411 5.89 Double;
HR4985 5.89 Double;
HR5121 5.9
HR5175 5.91
HR5251 5.91
HR4563 5.91
HR5266 5.92
HR4885 5.93
HR5357 5.94
HR5508 5.94
HR4497 5.96 Variable;
HR5419 5.97
HR5157 5.98 Multiple;
HR5155 5.98
HR4879 5.98 Variable;
HR4508 5.98
HR5118 5.98
HR4944 5.99 Double;
HR5236 6 Double;
HR5296 6 Variable; Double;
HR5134 6 Variable;
HR5151 6
HR5124 6.01 Double;
HR5027 6.02 Variable;
HR4755 6.02 Variable;
HR4922 6.02
HR5456 6.02
HR5519 6.04 Variable;
HR4582 6.05
HR5147 6.05 Variable;
HR4556 6.06
HR5562 6.06
HR4631 6.06
HR4965 6.06 Variable;
HR5211 3 Centauri 6.06 Double;
HR5428 6.09 Double;
HR4513 6.1
HR5223 6.1 Variable; Double;
HR4721 6.11
HR4353 6.11
HR5269 6.11 Variable;
HR5311 6.11 Variable;
HR5212 6.12 Double;
HR4403 6.12
HR4393 6.12
HR4568 6.13
HR5446 6.13
HR5259 6.13 Double;
HR5234 6.14 Multiple;
HR5572 6.15
HR4675 6.15 Double;
HR5092 6.16
HR5038 6.16 Double;
HR4991 6.16
HR4980 6.16 Double;
HR5278 6.17
HR4524 6.17
HR5294 6.17 Double;
HR5034 6.18 Variable; Multiple;
HR5024 6.18 Double;
HR5268 6.18 Double;
HR5016 6.19
HR4999 6.19
HR5224 6.19
HR5286 6.2
HR4364 6.21
HR5587 6.22
HR5043 6.22 Variable;
HR4982 6.22
HR4612 6.23 Variable; Double;
HR4637 6.23
HR4882 6.24 Double;
HR4871 6.24
HR4718 6.25 Double;
HR4938 6.26 Variable;
HR4516 6.26
HR4570 6.26
HR4734 6.26
HR4658 6.26
HR5135 6.27 Variable;
HR4372 6.27
HR5063 6.28
HR5542 6.29
HR4318 6.3
HR5461 6.3
HR5061 6.31 Double;
HR5325 6.31
HR4470 6.31
HR4321 6.32
HR5398 6.32
HR4972 6.33
HR4880 6.33
HR5103 6.33 Double;
HR5292 6.34
HR5208 6.35
HR5400 6.35
HR5561 6.36
HR4619 6.37 Multiple;
HR5474 6.37 Double;
HR4782 6.38 Double;
HR4438 6.38 Variable;
HR5039 6.38
HR5326 6.39 Variable; Double;
HR4838 6.39
HR5319 6.39
HR5417 6.39
HR4713 6.4
HR5432 6.4
HR5065 6.4 Double;
HR5289 6.4
HR5152 6.41
HR5281 6.42 Variable;
HR5122 6.42 Double;
HR4939 6.43 Variable;
HR5198 6.44
HR5104 6.44 Variable;
HR4836 6.44
HR5403 6.45
HR4557 6.46 Double;
HR5158 6.47 Variable;
HR5579 6.47
HR5046 6.48
HR5252 6.49
HR5117 6.5
HR5237 6.51
HR5171 6.51 Variable; Double;
HR5189 6.53 Double;
HR4947 6.54
HR5348 6.54
HR5337 6.55
HR5431 6.6
HR4636 6.61 Double;
HR4376 6.68
HR4577 6.79 Double;
HR5421 6.93 Variable;

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