Scorpius SCORE pee us The Scorpion
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha 1 Scorpii
Antares
"rival of Mars"
Alpha 2 Scorpii
16h 29' 24.4
-26 25' 55
600 1.06 M1.5Iab-Ib Red Supergiant
Blue Main Seq.
Orbital Binary
faint Blue Alpha 2
appears green
in contrast to
bright Red Alpha 1
5.4 B3V
Graffias
"claws"
Beta 1 Scorpii
Beta 2 Scorpii
Acrab
"scorpion"
16h 5' 26.1
-19 48' 19
530 2.59 B1V
B2V
Blue Main Seq.
Orbital Binary
16h 5' 26.4
-19 48' 7
4.92
Dschubba
Arabic: "forehead"
Delta Scorpii
16h 0' 19.9
-22 37' 18
400 2.29 B2IV Blue
Sub Giant
marks the head
of the Scorpion
Epsilon Scorpii 16h 50' 9.7
-34 17' 36
65 2.28 K2III Orange Giant
Zeta 1 Scorpii
Zeta 2 Scorpii
16h 53' 59.6
-42 21' 43
2150s 4.70 B1Ia Blue
Supergiant
16h 54' 34.9
-42 21' 41
150 3.62 K4III Orange Giant
Eta Scorpii 17h 12' 9.1
-43 14' 21
72 3.32 F3IV White
Sub Giant
Sargas
Theta Scorpii
Girtab
"scorpion"
both Sumerian
17h 37' 19
-42 59' 52
270 1.86 F1II White
Bright Giant

    
Iota 1 Scorpii
Iota 2 Scorpii
17h 47' 35
-40 7' 37
1800 2.99 F2Ia White
Supergiant
17h 50' 11
-40 5' 26
3700 4.81 A6Ib Blue White
Supergiant
Kappa Scorpii 17h 42' 29.1
-39 1' 48
460 2.39 B1.5III Blue Giant
Shaula
Arabic: "the stinger"
Lambda Scorpii
17h 33' 36.4
-37 6' 13
700 1.62 B1.5IV Blue
Sub Giant
"The Spot" named for
blurry area formed by
Shaula and Lesath
(Upsilon and Lambda)
together mark the tail
of the Scorpion
Lesath
Latin x Arabic: "spot"
Upsilon Scorpii
17h 30' 45.7
-37 17' 45
520 2.70 B2IV Blue
Sub Giant
Al Niyat
Arabic: "arteries"
Sigma Scorpii
16h 21' 11.2
-25 35' 34
730 2.90 B2III
O9.5V
Blue Giant &
Blue Main Seq
The name Al Niyat
originally applied to
both Sigma and Tau
- on either side of
Antares, "the heart"
Tau Scorpii 16h 35' 52.9
-28 12' 58
430 2.82 B0V Blue
Main Sequence

Mu 1 Scorpii
Mu 2 Scorpii
16h 51' 52.1
-38 2 51
820 3.0 B1.5V
B6.5V
Blue Main Seq.
Binary
16h 52' 20
-38 1' 3
520 3.56 B2IV Blue
Sub Giant

Nu 1 Scorpii
Nu 2 Scorpii
16h 11' 59.6
-19 27' 38
440 4.00 B3V Blue
Main Sequence
16h 11' 58.5
-19 26' 59
920s 6.55 B8V
B9V
Binary of Blue
Main Sequence
Xi 1 Scorpii
Xi 2 Scorpii
16h 4' 22
-11 22' 23
91 4.8
5.1
F4IV
F6IV
Binary of White
Sub Giants
Omicron Scorpii 16h 20' 38.1
-24 10' 10
1200 4.55 A5II Blue White
Bright Giant
Pi Scorpii 15h 58' 51
-26 6' 51
460 2.89 B1V
B2V
Binary of Blue
Main Sequence
Rho Scorpii 15h 56' 53
-29 12' 50
410 3.87 B2IV-V Blue
Sub Giant
Chi Scorpii 16h 13' 50.7
-11 50' 16
440 5.24 K3III Orange
Giant
Psi Scorpii 16h 11' 59.9
-10 3' 51
165 4.93 A3IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Omega 1 Scorpii 16h 6' 48.3
-20 40' 9
420 3.93 B1V Blue
Main Sequence
Omega 2 Scorpii 16h 7' 24.2
-20 52' 7
260 4.31 G6/G8III Yellow
Giant
V927 Scorpii 15h 54' 39.4
-25 14 37
460 5.87 B8III/IV Blue
Sub Giant
18 Scorpii 16h 15' 37.1
-8 22' 11
46 5.49 G1V Yellow
Main Sequence
G Scorpii 17h 49' 51.5
-37 2' 36
127 3.19 K0/K1III Orange
Giant
Q Scorpii 17h 36' 32.8
-38 38' 7
144 4.26 G8/K0III-IV Yellow Orange
Sub Giant
d Scorpii 16h 18' 17.9
-28 36' 51
140 4.80 A0V Blue
Main Sequence