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Bright stars in Taurus - Full list

The table below lists all the stars in the Taurus constellation which are brighter than magnitude 6.5 (approximate). The list includes 222 stars. Click on each star to see more details about it.

HR Number(*) Star designation Proper name Visual magnitude Color Notes
HR1457 α Tauri Aldebaran 0.85 Variable; Multiple;
HR1791 β Tauri Elnath 1.65 Double;
HR1165 η Tauri Alcyone 2.87 Multiple;
HR1910 ζ Tauri Tianguan 3 Variable;
HR1412 θ2 Tauri Chamukuy 3.4 Variable; Multiple;
HR1239 λ Tauri 3.47 Variable;
HR1409 ε Tauri Ain 3.53 Double;
HR1030 ο Tauri 3.6 Variable;
HR1178 27 Tauri Atlas 3.63 Variable; Multiple;
HR1346 γ Tauri Prima Hyadum 3.65 Variable;
HR1142 17 Tauri Electra 3.7
HR1038 ξ Tauri 3.74
HR1373 δ1 Tauri Secunda Hyadum 3.76 Variable; Multiple;
HR1411 θ1 Tauri 3.84 Multiple;
HR1149 20 Tauri Maia 3.87 Variable;
HR1251 ν Tauri 3.91
HR1066 5 Tauri 4.11
HR1156 23 Tauri Merope 4.18 Variable;
HR1387 κ1 Tauri 4.22 Variable; Multiple;
HR1458 88 Tauri 4.25 Variable; Double;
HR1473 90 Tauri 4.27 Multiple;
HR1101 10 Tauri 4.28 Double;
HR1497 τ Tauri 4.28 Multiple;
HR1392 υ Tauri 4.28 Variable; Multiple;
HR1389 δ3 Tauri 4.29 Variable; Multiple;
HR1320 μ Tauri 4.29
HR1145 19 Tauri Taygeta 4.3 Variable; Multiple;
HR1256 37 Tauri 4.36 Double;
HR1845 119 Tauri 4.38 Variable;
HR1394 71 Tauri 4.49 Variable; Multiple;
HR2034 136 Tauri 4.58 Variable;
HR1620 ι Tauri 4.64 Double;
HR1444 ρ Tauri 4.65 Variable;
HR1396 π Tauri 4.69
HR1479 σ2 Tauri 4.69 Multiple;
HR1427 4.78 Variable; Multiple;
HR1380 δ2 Tauri 4.8 Double;
HR2084 139 Tauri 4.82
HR1311 47 Tauri 4.84 Multiple;
HR1946 126 Tauri 4.86 Variable; Double;
HR2002 132 Tauri 4.86 Variable; Double;
HR1810 114 Tauri 4.88 Multiple;
HR2010 134 Tauri 4.91 Double;
HR1739 109 Tauri 4.94
HR1329 ω2 Tauri 4.94 Variable; Double;
HR1348 φ Tauri 4.95 Double;
HR1407 75 Tauri 4.97 Variable;
HR1780 111 Tauri 4.99 Double;
HR1656 104 Tauri 5 Double;
HR1414 79 Tauri 5.03
HR1174 30 Tauri 5.07 Variable; Double;
HR1478 σ1 Tauri 5.07 Multiple;
HR1180 28 Tauri Pleione 5.09 Variable;
HR1547 97 Tauri 5.1 Variable; Double;
HR1381 66 Tauri 5.12 Double;
HR1061 4 Tauri 5.14
HR1928 125 Tauri 5.18 Multiple;
HR1268 41 Tauri 5.2 Variable;
HR1315 5.22
HR1269 ψ Tauri 5.23
HR1188 5.26 Variable; Double;
HR1356 58 Tauri 5.26 Variable;
HR1388 κ2 Tauri 5.28 Variable; Multiple;
HR1993 133 Tauri 5.29 Multiple;
HR1309 46 Tauri 5.29 Double;
HR1658 106 Tauri 5.3
HR1469 5.31 Variable;
HR1253 40 Tauri 5.33
HR1153 29 Tauri 5.35 Double;
HR1339 53 Tauri 5.35
HR1257 5.36
HR1369 χ Tauri 5.37 Multiple;
HR1875 121 Tauri 5.38 Variable;
HR1341 56 Tauri 5.38 Variable;
HR1480 5.39 Multiple;
HR1430 83 Tauri 5.4 Double;
HR1287 44 Tauri 5.41 Variable;
HR1808 115 Tauri 5.42 Multiple;
HR1172 5.45 Variable; Double;
HR1254 5.46
HR1847 5.46 Double;
HR1140 16 Tauri Celaeno 5.46 Variable;
HR1484 93 Tauri 5.46
HR1821 118 Tauri 5.47 Variable; Multiple;
HR1252 36 Tauri 5.47 Multiple;
HR1585 5.48 Double;
HR1428 81 Tauri 5.48 Double;
HR1990 130 Tauri 5.49
HR1659 103 Tauri 5.5 Multiple;
HR1814 116 Tauri 5.5
HR1283 ω1 Tauri 5.5
HR2016 135 Tauri 5.52
HR1399 72 Tauri 5.53
HR1905 122 Tauri 5.54
HR1415 5.55
HR2013 5.56 Multiple;
HR1115 12 Tauri 5.57
HR1422 80 Tauri 5.58 Double;
HR2033 137 Tauri 5.59 Variable;
HR1351 57 Tauri 5.59 Variable; Double;
HR1218 32 Tauri 5.63
HR1144 18 Tauri 5.64 Double;
HR1376 63 Tauri 5.64 Variable;
HR1331 51 Tauri 5.65 Multiple;
HR1243 5.67 Multiple;
HR1199 31 Tauri 5.67 Double;
HR1448 5.68
HR1858 120 Tauri 5.69 Variable;
HR1126 13 Tauri 5.69
HR1099 5.71 Variable; Double;
HR1403 5.72 Multiple;
HR1989 131 Tauri 5.72
HR1292 45 Tauri 5.72 Double;
HR1368 60 Tauri 5.72 Variable; Multiple;
HR1151 21 Tauri Asterope 5.76 Variable;
HR1360 5.77
HR1816 117 Tauri 5.77
HR1079 6 Tauri 5.77
HR1490 5.78 Multiple;
HR1472 89 Tauri 5.79 Double;
HR1586 99 Tauri 5.79 Multiple;
HR1590 98 Tauri 5.81 Multiple;
HR1902 5.83 Variable; Multiple;
HR1445 5.88 Multiple;
HR1402 5.88 Double;
HR1238 5.89 Double;
HR1280 5.89 Multiple;
HR1660 105 Tauri 5.89 Multiple;
HR1262 39 Tauri 5.9 Variable; Multiple;
HR1408 76 Tauri 5.9
HR1370 5.91 Double;
HR1159 5.91
HR1471 5.92 Variable;
HR1086 7 Tauri 5.92 Variable; Multiple;
HR1067 5.94
HR1284 5.95
HR1065 5.96 Double;
HR1201 5.97
HR1554 5.97
HR1385 5.98
HR1375 5.99 Double;
HR1985 129 Tauri 6
HR1670 6.01 Multiple;
HR1279 6.01 Variable; Double;
HR1517 6.01
HR1446 6.01
HR1459 6.02 Variable;
HR2074 6.02
HR1432 85 Tauri 6.02 Variable;
HR1028 6.04
HR1397 6.06
HR1221 33 Tauri 6.06 Variable;
HR1997 6.07 Multiple;
HR1185 6.07
HR1741 6.08 Double;
HR1774 110 Tauri 6.08
HR1537 96 Tauri 6.08 Multiple;
HR1295 6.09
HR1224 6.09
HR1137 6.1
HR1118 11 Tauri 6.11
HR1297 6.12
HR1354 6.12
HR1119 6.12
HR1499 95 Tauri 6.13
HR1132 14 Tauri 6.14
HR1413 6.15
HR1110 6.16 Multiple;
HR1222 6.16
HR1085 6.17
HR1183 6.17
HR1358 6.17
HR1860 6.18 Variable;
HR1755 6.18
HR1633 6.19
HR1961 6.21 Variable;
HR1477 6.22
HR1400 6.23
HR1307 6.23
HR1310 6.25
HR1442 6.25 Double;
HR1798 113 Tauri 6.25
HR1878 6.27
HR1711 108 Tauri 6.27 Double;
HR1039 6.28
HR1831 6.29
HR1194 6.3 Variable;
HR1349 6.31
HR1322 6.31 Variable; Multiple;
HR1237 6.32
HR1319 48 Tauri 6.32 Variable; Multiple;
HR1750 6.33
HR1929 6.34
HR1512 6.35
HR1455 6.36 Double;
HR1954 6.36
HR1378 62 Tauri 6.36 Multiple;
HR1566 6.37
HR1575 6.37
HR1921 6.37
HR1233 6.37
HR1102 6.39 Double;
HR1436 6.39
HR1406 6.4 Multiple;
HR1152 22 Tauri 6.43 Double;
HR1642 6.44 Double;
HR1391 70 Tauri 6.46 Multiple;
HR1470 6.47 Variable; Double;
HR1425 6.48
HR1889 6.49
HR1089 6.49
HR1103 6.5 Variable;
HR1308 6.51 Multiple;
HR1361 6.53
HR1334 6.54
HR1036 6.57 Double;
HR1951 6.59
HR1632 6.6
HR1420 6.79
HR1193 6.83
HR1321 6.93 Variable; Multiple;
HR1977 6.95 Variable;

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