Spacedog
Spacedog
The Southern Autumn

SPACEDOG - Virgo
Virgo VIR go The Maiden
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Spica
Latin: "ear of wheat"
Alpha Virginis
13h 25' 11.5
-11 9' 41
260 0.98v B1III-IV
B2V
Binary of
Blue Giant and
Blue Main Seq
almost exactly
on the Ecliptic
Zavijava
Arabic: "angle"
Beta Virginis
11h 50' 41.6
+1 45' 53
36 3.59 F9 V White
Main Sequence
Porrima
named after the Roman
Goddess of Prophecy
Gamma 1 Virginis
Gamma 2 Virginis
12h 41' 39.5
-1 26' 58
39 2.8
3.55 + 3.6
F0V
F0V
White
Main Sequence
Binary
Close Orbital Binary
172 year cycle
Delta Virginis 12h 55' 36.1
+3 23' 51
200 3.39 M3 III Red
Giant
Vindemiatrix
Latin: "grape gatherer"
Epsilon Virginis
13h 2' 10.5
+10 57' 33
102 2.85 G8 III Yellow
Giant
Zeta Virginis 13h 34' 41.5
-0 35' 46
73 3.38 A3V Blue
Main Sequence
Zaniah
Arabic: "angle"
Eta Virginis
12h 19' 54.3
-0 40' 0
250 3.89 A2IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Theta Virginis 13h 9' 56.9
-5 32' 20
410 4.38 A1IVs
Am
Blue White
Sub Giant
Main Sequence
Syrma
Greek: "train of a dress"
Iota Virginis
14h 16' 0.8
-6 0' 2
70 4.07 F7V White
Main Sequence
Mu Virginis 14h 43' 3.5
-5 39' 30
61 3.87 F2III White
Giant
17 Virginis 12h 22' 32
+5 18' 20
97 6.40 F8V White
Main Sequence
48A Virginis
48B Virginis
13h 3' 54.3
-3 39' 48
106 7.25
7.61
F0V
F4V
Binary of White
Main Sequence
59 Virginis 13h 16' 46.4
+9 25' 27
59 5.19 G0V Yellow
Main Sequence
61 Virginis 13h 18' 24.2
-18 18' 41
27.8 4.74 G6V Yellow
Main Sequence
66 Virginis 13h 24' 33.2
-5 9' 50
98 5.76 F3V White
Main Sequence
70 Virginis 13h 28' 25.7
+13 46' 43
59 4.97 G5V Yellow
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Leo
Leo LEE oh The Lion
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha A Leonis
Regulus
REG you luss
aka - Cor Leonis
Alpha B Leonis
10h 8' 22.3
+11 58' 2
77 1.36 B7 V Blue
Main Sequence
Among Brightest
stars in the sky
- Right on Ecliptic -
comp contrasts Aqua
and adds to twinkle
10h 8' 12.9
+11 59' 49
68 8.03 G Yellow Dwarf
Faint Companion
Denebola
Beta Leonis
11h 49' 3.5
+14 34' 19
36 2.14 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence

Gamma 1 Leonis
Algieba
"the forehead"
Gamma 2 Leonis
10h 19' 58.3
+19 50' 30
126 2.49 K0 III Orange
Giant
10h 19' 58.6
+19 50' 25
3.64 G7 III Yellow
Giant
Zosma
"the girdle"
Delta Leonis
11h 14' 6.4
+20 31' 25
58 2.56 A4 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Epsilon Leonis 9h 45' 51
+23 46' 27
250 2.97 G1II Yellow
Bright Giant
Adhafera
Zeta Leonis
10h 16' 41.3
+23 25' 2
260 3.43 F0 III White
Giant
Eta Leonis 10h 7' 19.9
+16 45' 45
2100 3.48 A0 Ib Blue White
Supergiant
Chertan
Theta Leonis
11h 14' 14.3
+15 25' 46
178 3.33 A2 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Iota Leonis 11h 23' 55.4
+10 31' 45
79 4 F4IV White
Main Seqience
Kappa Leonis 9h 24' 39.2
+26 10' 56
210 4.47 K2III Orange
Giant
Alterf
Lambda Leonis
9h 31' 43.1
+22 58' 4
340 4.32 K5 III Orange
Giant
Rasalas
Mu Leonis
9h 52' 45.8
+26 0' 25
133 3.88 K0 III Orange
Giant
Nu Leonis 9h 58' 13.3
+12 26' 41
530 5.26 B9 IV Blue
Sub Giant
Omicron Leonis 9h 41' 9
+9 53' 32
135 3.52 A5 V+ Blue White
Main Sequence
Sigma Leonis 11h 21' 8.1
+6 1' 46
210 4.05 B 9.5 V Blue
Main Sequence
Chi Leonis 11h 5' 1
+7 20' 10
94 4.62 F2 III-IV White
Sub Giant
Omega Leonis 9h 28' 27.4
+9 3' 24
112 5.4 F9 V White
Main Sequence
35 Leonis 10h 16' 32.2
+23 30' 11
99 5.95 G2 IV Yellow
Main Sequence
39 Leonis 10h 17' 14.5
+23 6' 22
74 5.81 F8 V White
Main Sequence
40 Leonis 10h 19' 44.1
+19 28' 15
69 4.78 F6 IV White
Sub Giant
54 A Leonis
54 B Leonis
10h 55' 36.7
+24 44' 59
330 4.49 A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
10h 55' 37.2
+24 44' 56
6.44 A2 V Blue White
Main Sequence
55 Leonis 10h 55' 42.4
+0 44' 13
143 5.91 F2 III White
Giant
59 Leonis 11h 0' 44.7
+6 6' 5
151 4.98 A5 III Blue White
Giant
60 Leonis 11h 2' 19.7
+20 10' 47
124 4.42 A1 Blue White
79 Leonis 11h 24' 2.2
+1 24' 28
36.5 5.39 G8 III Yellow
Giant
81 Leonis 11h 25' 36.3
+16 27' 23
154 5.58 F2 V White
Main Sequence
83 A Leonis
83 B Leonis
11h 26' 45.3
+3 0' 47
58 6.63 K0 IV Orange
Sub Giant
11h 26' 46.3
+3 0' 21
7.7 K2 V Orange
Main Sequence
88 Leonis 11h 31' 44.4
+14 22' 7
75 6.27 G0 V Yellow
Main Sequence
89 Leonis 11h 34' 21.9
+3 3' 37
87 5.76 F5 V White
Main Seqience




SPACEDOG - Cancer
Cancer CAN sir The Crab
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Acubens
Arabic: "claws"
Alpha Cancri
8h 58' 29
+11 51' 28
173 4.3 A5 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Al Tarf
Arabic: "the end"
Beta Cancri
8h 16' 31
+9 11' 8
290 3.5 K4 III Orange
Giant
Asellus
Borealis
"northern ass"
Gamma Cancri
8h 43' 17
+21 28' 6
158 4.7 A1 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Asellus
Australis
"southern ass"
Delta Cancri
8h 44' 41
+18 9' 15
136 3.9 K0 III Orange
Giant

Tegmen
Zeta Cancri
8h 12' 13
+17 38' 52
83 4.7
5.6+6+6.2
F8V + F9V
G5V
1 Yellow MS orbits
White Binary MS
Well Known
Multiple Star System
Iota 1 Cancri
Iota 2 Cancri
8h 46' 41
+28 45 45
300 4
6.6
G8 II
A3 V
Yellow Bright Giant
Blue White Main Seq
Mu Cancri 8h 7' 46
+21 34' 54
76 5 G IV Yellow
Sub Giant

Pi 1 Cancri 9h 15' 14
+14 56' 29
700 5.3 K1 III Orange
Giant
Pi 2 Cancri 9h 12' 17
+14 59' 46
67 6.5 G9 V Yellow
Main Sequence

Rho 1 Cancri 8h 52' 36
+28 19' 51
41 6 G8 V Yellow
Main Sequence
Rho 2 Cancri 8h 55' 40
+27 55' 39
570 5 G8 II-III Yellow
Giant
Chi Cancri 8h 20' 4
+27 13' 3
59 5 F6 V White
Main Sequence
54 Cancri 8h 51' 1
+15 21' 2
130 6 G1 V Yellow
Main Sequence
61 Cancri 8h 57' 59
+30 14' 1
164 6 F6 V White
Main Sequence
75 Cancri 9h 8' 47
+26 37' 45
102 6 G5 IV-V Yellow
Sub Giant
83 Cancri 9h 18' 59
+36 48' 9
128 6.6 F5 Blue White MS







SPACEDOG - Hydra
Hydra HI dra The Sea Serpent
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alphard
"the solitary one"
Alpha Hydrae
9h 27' 35.2
-8 39' 31
177 2 K3 II-III Orange Giant
Beta Hydrae 11h 52' 54.5
-33 54' 28
365 4.3 A Blue White
Main Sequence
1 Faint Companion
Gamma Hydrae 13h 18' 55.2
-23 10' 18
132 3 G8 III Yellow Giant
Delta Hydrae 8h 37' 39.3
+5 42' 13
179 4.14 A1 V Blue White
Main Sequence
**
Epsilon AB
Epsilon Hydrae
Epsilon C
8h 46' 46.6
+6 25' 8
135 3.56
5 - 8 - 12
G0 III+ Yellow Giant
3 Faint Companions
6.67 F5 V White
Main Sequence
Zeta Hydrae 8h 55' 23.6
+5 56' 44
151 3.11 G8 III-IV Yellow
Giant
Eta Hydrae 8h 43' 13.4
+3 23' 55
470 4.3 B3 V Blue
Main Sequence
Theta Hydrae 9h 14' 21.8
+2 18' 51
129 3.89 B9.5V Blue
Main Sequence
Iota Hydrae 9h 39' 51.3
-1 8' 34
280 3.9 K3 III Orange
Giant
Lambda Hydrae 10h 10' 35.2
-12 21' 15
115 3.61 K0 III Orange
Giant
Mu Hydrae 10h 26' 5.4
-16 50' 11
250 3.83 K4 III Orange
Giant
Nu Hydrae 10h 49' 37.4
-16 11' 37
138 3.11 K0/K1 III Orange
Giant
Xi Hydrae 11h 33' 0.1
-31 51' 27
129 3.54 G8 III Yellow
Giant
Pi Hydrae 14h 6 22.2
-26 40' 56
101 3.25 K2 III Orange
Giant
Rho Hydrae 8h 48' 25.9
+5 50' 16
340 4.35 A0 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Sigma Hydrae 8h 38' 45.4
+3 20' 29
350 4.45 K2 III Orange
Giant
Tau 1 Hydrae 9h 29' 8.8
-2 46' 8
56 4.59 F6 V White
Main Sequence
Tau 2 Hydrae 9h 31' 58.9
-1 11' 5
460 4.54 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
1 Hydrae 8h 24' 35
-3 45' 4
89 5.61 F3 V White
Main Sequence
54 A
54 Hydrae
54 B
14h 46' 0
-25 26' 35
99 5.18 F2 III-IV White Giant
14h 46' 0.1
-25 26' 39
7.25 F9 White
N1 Hydrae
N2 Hydrae
11h 32' 16.1
-29 15' 49
87 5.76 F8 V White
Main Sequence
11h 32' 16.4
-29 15' 40
5.84
3862 Hydrae 9h 42' 14.4
-23 54' 56
49 4.93 G0 V Yellow
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Sextans
Sextans SEX tanz The Sextant
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Sextantis 10h 7' 56.2
-0 22' 18
290 4.49 A0III Blue White
Giant
Beta Sextantis 10h 30' 17.4
-0 38' 13
340 5.08 B6V Blue
Main Sequence
Gamma Sextantis 9h 52' 30.4
-8 6' 18
260 5.07 A2V Blue White
Main Sequence
Delta Sextantis 10h 29' 28.6
-2 44' 21
300 5.19 B9.5V Blue
Main Sequence
Epsilon Sextantis 10h 17' 37.7
-8 4' 8
183 5.25 F2III White
Giant
17 Sextantis 10h 10' 7.5
-8 24' 30
530 5.91 A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
Binocular
Double
18 Sextantis 10h 10' 55.7
-8 25' 6
470 5.64 K2III Orange
Giant
33 Sextantis 10h 41' 24.1
-1 44' 29
112 6.25 K1IV Orange
Sub Giant
35A Sextantis
35B Sextantis
10h 43' 20.9
+4 44' 52
700 6.28
7.34
K3III
K0III
Binary of
Orange Giants




SPACEDOG - Corvus
Corvus KOR vus The Crow
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Al Chiba
means: "the tent"
Alpha Corvi
12h 8' 24.7
-24 43' 44
48 4.02 F0 IV-V White
Sub Giant
Beta Corvi 12h 34' 23.2
-23 23' 48
140 2.65 G5 II Yellow White
Bright Giant
Gienah
means: "wing"
Gamma Corvi
12h 15' 48.3
-17 32' 31
165 2.58 B8 III Blue
Giant
Algorab
means: "raven's wing"
Delta Corvi
12h 29' 51.8
-16 30' 56
88 4.6
2.94 + 8.4
B9.5 V
K2
Blue and Orange
Main Sequence
Double Star
Contrasting Colors
Minkar
Epsilon Corvi
12h 10' 7.4
-22 37' 11
300 3 K2 III Orange
Giant
Eta Corvi 12h 32' 4.1
-16 11' 46
59 4.3 F2 V White
Main Sequence
3 Corvi
HR 4635
12h 11' 3.8
-23 36' 8
183 5.45 A2 V Blue White
Main Sequence
6 Corvi
HR 4711
12h 23' 21.5
-24 50' 25
320 5.66 K1 III Orange
Giant

   
S1669 A Corvi
HR 4821
12h 41' 16
-13 0' 49
280 5.95 F3 IV White
Sub Giant
Likely Wide
Orbital Binary
S1669 B Corvi
HR 4822
12h 41' 16.2
-13 0' 54
5.95 F5 V White
Main Sequence
B28 A Corvi
B28 B Corvi
12h 30' 4.9
-13 23' 35
81 6.54
9.59
G0 V
K
Yellow Main Seq
Red Dwarf - Binary




SPACEDOG - Crater
Crater KRAY ter The Cup
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alkes
"wine cup"
Alpha Crateris
10h 59' 46.4
-18 17' 56
174 4.08 K0 III Orange Giant
Beta Crateris 11h 11' 39.4
-22 49' 33
266 4.46 A1 IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Gamma Crateris 11h 24' 52.8
-17 41' 3
84 4.06 A9 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Delta Crateris 11h 19' 20.4
-14 46' 43
194 3.56 K0 III Orange
Giant
Iota Crateris 11h 38' 40
-13 12' 7
88 5.48 F7 V White
Main Sequence
Lambda Crateris 11h 23' 21.8
-18 46' 48
143 5.08 F3 IV White
Sub Giant




SPACEDOG - Centaurus
Centaurus sen TAR us The Centaur
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha
Centauri
aka - Rigel Kentaurus
Toliman, Bungula
14h
39'
36.2

-60
50'
7
4.4 - .3
A = 0
B = 1.35
G2 V
K1 V
Binary
of Yellow
and Orange
Main Sequence
Closest System
3rd Brightest
80.1 year orbit
Proxima
aka - Proxima Centauri
Alpha Centauri C
4.3 11 M5 Red Dwarf Orbits the Alpha
Centauri Binary
at .1 ly distance
Agena
aka - Hadar
Beta Centauri
14h 3' 49.4
-60 22' 22
525 .6
1 and 4
B1 III Blue Giant
Double Star
11th Brightest
Gamma
Centauri
12h 41' 30.9
-48 57' 34
130 2.2 A1 IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Delta
Centauri
12h 8' 21.5
-50 43' 20
395 2.58 B2 IV Blue
Sub Giant
Epsilon
Centauri
13h 39' 53.2
-53 27' 59
380 2.29 B1 III Blue
Giant
Zeta
Centauri
13h 55' 32.3
-47 17' 18
380 2.55 B2.5IV Blue
Sub Giant
Eta
Centauri
14h 35' 30.3
-42 9 28
310 2.33 B1.5 V Blue
Main Sequence
Theta
Centauri
14h 6' 40.8
-36 22' 12
61 2.06 K0III Orange
Giant
Iota
Centauri
13h 20' 35.7
-36 42' 44
59 2.75 A2 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Sigma
Centauri
12h 28' 2.3
-50 13' 51
440 3.91 B3 V Blue
Main Sequence
Tau
Centauri
12h 37' 42.1
-48 32' 28
130 3.85 A2 V Blue White
Main Sequence
1 Centauri
HR 5168
13h 45' 41.2
-33 2' 37
63 4.23 F3 V White
Main Sequence
3A - HR 5210
3 Centauri
3B - HR 5211
13h 51' 49.5
-32 59' 48
300 4.51 B5 III(i-) Blue
Giant
Possible
Wide Orbital
Binary
13h 51' 50
-32 59' 41
6.06 B8 V Blue
Main Sequence
HR 4523 11h 46' 31
-40 30' 2
30 4.89 G3 / G5 V Yellow
Main Sequence
HR 4979 13h 12' 3.2
-37 48' 11
67 4.85 G3V Yellow
Main Sequence
HR 4989 13h 14' 15
-59 6' 12
59 4.90 F7 IV White
Sub Giant




SPACEDOG - Crux
Crux KRUX The Southern Cross
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha 1 Crucis
Acrux
Alpha 2 Crucis
12h 26' 35.9
-63 5' 56
320 1.2 B0.5 IV Blue
Sub Giant
Wide Double
5" apart
12h 26' 36.5
-63 5' 58
1.64 B1 V Blue
Main Sequence
Mimosa
means: "actor"
Beta Crucis
12h 47' 43.3
-59 41' 19
350 1.25 B0.5 III Blue Giant Mimosa is also
a genus of
tropical plants
Gamma A Crucis
Gacrux
Gamma B Crucis
12h 31' 9.9
-57 6 47
88 1.59 M4 III Red Giant Optical Binary
12h 31' 16.7
-57 4' 51
780 6.39 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Delta
Crucis
12h 15' 8.6
-58 44' 56
165 2.58 B8 III Blue
Giant
Epsilon
Crucis
12h 21' 21.5
-60 24' 4
230 3.59 K3/4 III Orange
Giant
Eta Crucis 12h 6' 52.8
-64 36' 49
64 4.14 F2 III White
Giant
Iota Crucis 12h 45' 37.8
-60 58' 52
125 4.69 K1 III Orange
Giant




SPACEDOG - Musca
Musca MUSS ka The Fly
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha
Muscae
12h 37' 11
-69 8' 8
310 2.69 B2IV-V Blue
Sub Giant
Beta
Muscae
12h 46' 16.9
-68 6' 29
310 3.04
3.7
4
B2V Blue
Main Sequence
Faint
Companion
Gamma
Muscae
12h 32' 28
-72 7' 58
320 3.84 B5V Blue
Main Sequence
Delta
Muscae
13h 2' 16.3
-71 32' 56
91 3.61 K2III Orange
Giant
Epsilon
Muscae
12h 17' 34.2
-67 57' 38
300 4.06 M5III Red
Giant
Zeta 1
Muscae
12h 22' 7.4
-67 31' 20
340 5.15 A5V Blue White
Main Sequence
Zeta 2
Muscae
12h 22' 11.9
-68 18' 27
400 5.73 K0III Orange
Giant
Eta
Muscae
13h 15' 14.9
-67 53' 41
410 4.79 B8V Blue
Main Sequence
Theta
Muscae
13h 8' 7
-65 18' 22
4600s 5.44
5
7
B0Ia
WC5
Blue Supergiant Faint
Wolf-Rayet
Companion
Iota 1
Muscae
13h 25' 7.2
-74 53' 16
225 5.04 K0III Orange
Giant
Iota 2
Muscae
13h 27' 18.3
-74 41' 30
500 6.62 B9V Blue
Main Sequence
Lambda
Muscae
11h 45' 36.4
-66 43' 43
128 3.63 A7III Blue White
Giant
Mu
Muscae
11h 48' 14.4
-66 48' 53
430 4.75 K4III Orange
Giant




SPACEDOG - Chamaeleon
Chamaeleon ka MEE lee un The Chamaeleon
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha
Chamaeleontis
8h 18' 31.7
-76 55' 11
63 4.05 F5 III White Giant
Beta
Chamaeleontis
12h 18' 20.7
-79 18' 43
270 4.24 B5 V Blue
Main Sequence
Gamma
Chamaeleontis
10h 35' 28.1
-78 36' 27
410 4.11 M0 III Red
Giant
Delta 1
Chamaeleontis
10h 45' 15.8
-80h 28' 10
350 5.46 K0 III Orange Giant
Delta 2
Chamaeleontis
10h 45' 46.6
-80 32' 24
360 4.45 B2.5 IV Blue
Sub Giant
Epsilon
Chamaeleontis
11h 59' 37.3
-78 13' 18
360 4.88
5 + 6
B9 V Binary Blue
Main Sequence
Zeta
Chamaeleontis
9h 33' 53.4
-80 56' 29
540 5.07 B5 V Blue
Main Sequence
Theta
Chamaeleontis
8h 20' 38.7
-77 29' 4
154 4.34 K0 III-IV Orange
Bright Giant




SPACEDOG - Volans
Volans VO lanz The Flying Fish
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Volantis 9h 2' 26.9
-66 23' 46
124 4.0 A Blue White
Dwarf
Beta Volantis 8h 25' 44.3
-66 8' 13
108 3.77 K1III Orange
Giant
Gamma 1 Volantis 7h 8' 42.2
-70 29' 50
147 5.68 F2V White Main Seq.
Gamma 2 Volantis 7h 8' 45
-70 29' 57
142 3.78 K0III Orange
Giant
Delta
Volantis
7h 16' 49.8
-67 57' 27
660 3.97 F6II White
Bright Giant
Epsilon
Volantis
8h 7' 55.9
-68 37' 2
640 4.35 B6IV Blue
Sub Giant
Zeta Volantis 7h 41' 49.3
-72 36' 22
134 3.93 K0III Orange
Giant
Eta Volantis 8h 22' 4.7
-73 24' 1
360 5.28 A0/A1IV-V Blue White
Sub Giant
Theta Volantis 8h 39' 5.3
-70 23' 13
240 5.19 A0V Blue White
Main Sequencce
Iota Volantis 6h 51' 27
-70 57' 49
560 5.41 B7IV Blue
Sub Giant
Kappa 1 Volantis
Kappa 2 Volantis
8h 19' 49.2
-71 30' 54
390
400
5.33
5.63
B9III-IV
A0
Blue Giant
Blue White Dwarf
8h 20' 0.8
-71 30' 19




SPACEDOG - Carina
Carina car EE nah The Keel
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Canopus
Alpha Carinae
6h 23' 57.2
-52 41' 44
310 -.62 F0 Ib Yellow-White
Supergiant
2nd Brightest star in
our sky (after Sirius)
among closest Supergiants
Miaplacidus
Beta Carinae
9h 13' 12.1
-69 43' 2
111 1.67 A2 IV Blue-White
Sub Giant
Avior
Epsilon Carinae
8h 22' 30.8
-59 30' 34
630 1.86 K3 III
B2 V
Orange Giant
Blue Main Seq
Eta
Carinae
10h 45' 3.6
-59 41' 3
? 6.21
-1 to 4
~ Unstable
Supergiant
Irregular Variable
Budding Supernova
aka - Keyhole Nebula
takes up area of the sky
larger than the moon
Theta
Carinae
10h 42' 57.4
-64 23 40
440 2.74 B0 V Blue
Main Sequence
Aspidiske
Iota Carinae
9h 17' 5.4
-59 16' 31
490 2.21 A8 Ib Blue White
Supergiant
Upsilon 1
Upsilon Carinae
Upsilon 2
9h 47' 6.1
-65 4' 18
1600 3.07 A7 II (i+) Blue White
Bright Giant
9h 47' 6.7
-65 4' 21
6.25 B7 III Blue
Giant
Chi
Carinae
7h 56' 46.7
-52 58' 56
390 3.46 B3 IV Blue
Sub Giant
Omega
Carinae
10h 13 44.3
-70 2' 16
370 3.29 B8 III Blue
Giant
B Carinae
HR 3220
8h 9' 0.7
-61 18' 7
70 4.74 F5 V White
Main Sequence
I Carinae
HR 4102
10h 24' 23.7
-74 1' 54
53 4 F2 V White
Main Sequence
b2 Carinae 8h 59' 24.2
-59 5' 1
85 5.17 F3 V White
Main Sequence
c Carinae 8h 55' 2.8
-60 38' 41
310 3.84 B8 III Blue
Giant
e1 Carinae 8h 35' 15.5
-58 13' 30
60 5.27 B3 V
B3 V
Blue
Main Sequence
e2 Carinae 8h 35' 19.6
-58 0' 33
230 4.84 K0 III Orange
Giant
u Carinae
HR 4257
10h 53' 29.6
-58 51' 12
97 3.78 K0 III-IV Orange
Bright Giant




SPACEDOG - Vela
Vela VAY lah The Sail
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.


Regor
"Roger" backwards
Gamma 1 Velorum
Gamma 2 Velorum
11h 1' 50.4
+56 22' 56
1400s 1.8 A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
- quintuple system -
one is a Wolf Rayet star
(very hot and very bright)
Delta 1 Velorum
Delta
Velorum
Delta 2 Velorum
8h 44' 42.2
-54 42' 30
80 1.99
5.57
A1V
F6V
Blue White
Main Sequence
and White Dwarf Binary
Kappa
Velorum
9h 22' 6.8
-55 0' 38
540 2.47 B2IV Blue
Main Sequence
Lambda
Velorum
9h 7' 59.7
-43 25' 57
570 2.23 K4Ib-II Orange
Supergiant
Mu Velorum 10h 46 46.1
-49 25' 12
116 2.69 G5III
G2V
Binary
Yellow Giant
and Main Sequence
Omicron
Velorum
8h 40' 17.6
-52 55' 19
490 3.62 B3IV Blue
Main Sequence
Phi Velorum 9h 56' 51.7
-54 34' 4
1900 3.52 B5Ib Blue
Supergiant
Psi 1 Velorum
Psi Velorum
Psi 2 Velorum
9h 30' 41.9
-40 28' 0
60 3.96
5.18
F3IV
F0IV
White
Sub Giant
Binary
4134 Velorum 10h 31' 21.9
-53 42' 56
71 4.89 F6V White
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Puppis
Puppis PUP iss The Stern, or Poop Deck
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Naos
Greek: "ship"
Zeta Puppis
8h 3' 35
-40 0' 11
1400 2.21 O5I Blue
Supergiant
one of the hottest and
most luminous stars
in the Milky Way galaxy
- 60,000 times the sun -
Nu Puppis 6h 37' 45.6
-43 11' 45
420 3.17 B8III Blue Giant
Xi Puppis 7h 49' 17.6
-24 51' 35
1350 3.34 G6Ib Yellow
Supergiant
Omicron Puppis 7h 48' 5.1
-25 56' 14
2500 4.40 B1IV Blue
Sub Giant
Pi Puppis 7h 17' 8.5
-37 5' 51
1100 2.71 K3Ib Orange
Supergiant
Tureis
Arabic: "little shield"
Rho Puppis
8h 7' 32.6
-24 18' 15
63 2.83 F6II White
Bright Giant
Sigma Puppis 7h 29' 13.8
-43 18' 5
184 3.25 K5III Orange Giant
Tau Puppis 6h 49' 56.1
-50 36' 53
183 2.94 K0III Orange Giant
2A Puppis
PU Puppies
2B Puppis
7h 45' 29
-14 41' 27
400 6.10
6.97
A2V
A8V
Blue White
Main Sequence
Binary
7h 45' 28.6
-14 41' 10
5 Puppis 7h 47' 56.6
-12 11' 35
99 5.48 F5V White
Main Sequence
9 Puppis 7h 51' 46.2
-13 53' 53
54 5.16 G0V Yellow
Main Sequence
18 Puppis 8h 10' 39.8
-13 47' 57
73 5.53 F7V White
Main Sequence
n1 Puppis
n2 Puppis
7h 34' 18.6
-23 28' 25
95 5.89
5.94
F4V
F6V
White
Main Sequence
Binary
7h 34' 19.1
-23 28' 29
q Puppis 8h 18' 33.3
-36 39' 34
93 4.44 A4 Blue White Dwarf




SPACEDOG - Pyxis
Pyxis PIX iss The Compass
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Pyxidis 8h 43' 35.5
-33 11' 11
840 3.68 B1.5III Blue
Giant
Beta Pyxidis 8h 40' 6.2
-35 18' 29
390 3.97 G5II-III Yellow
Bright Giant
Gamma Pyxidis 8h 50' 31.9
-27 42' 36
210 4.02 K3III Orange
Giant
Delta Pyxidis 8h 55' 31.5
-27 40' 55
230 4.87 A3IV Blue White
Sub Siant
Epsilon Pyxidis 9h 9' 56.4
-30 21' 55
210 5.59 A4IV Blue White
Sub Siant
Zeta Pyxidis 8h 39' 42.5
-29 33' 40
240 4.86 G5III Yellow
Giant
Eta Pyxidis 8h 37' 52.1
-26 15' 18
240 5.24 A0V Blue White
Main Sequence
Theta Pyxidis 9h 21' 29.6
-25 57' 56
520 4.71 M0III Red
Giant
Kappa Pyxidis 9h 8' 2.8
-25 51' 30
490 4.62 K4/K5III Orange
Giant
Lambda Pyxidis 9h 23' 12.1
-28 50' 2
182 4.71 G8III Yellow
Giant




SPACEDOG - Antlia
Antlia ANT lee uh The Air Pump
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Antliae 10h 27' 9
-31 4' 4
365 4.3 K4 III Orange Giant
Beta Antliae 10h 29' 35
-30 36' 26
480 5.5 B9.5 V Blue
Main Sequence
Epsilon Antliae 9h 29' 15
-35 57' 5
700 4.5 K3 III Orange Giant

Zeta 1A
Zeta 1B
Zeta Antliae
Zeta 2
9h 30' 46
-31 53' 25
370 6.2
5.75
A1 V 2 Blue White
Main Sequences
Interesting
Triple
Star
System
9h 31' 32
-31 52' 18
6 A9 IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Eta Antliae 9h 58' 52
-35 53' 28
106 5 F1 III-IV White
Giant
Iota Antliae 10h 56' 43
-37 8' 16
200 4.6 K1 III Orange
Giant
Theta Antliae 9h 44' 12
-27 46' 10
385 5.3
6.1
F7 II-III
A8 V
White Bright Giant
Blue White Main Seq