Spacedog
Spacedog
The South Pole

SPACEDOG - Apus
Apus AY puss The Bird of Paradise
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Apodis 14h 47' 52
-79 2' 41
410 3.8 K5 II Orange
Bright Giant
Beta Apodis 16h 43' 4
-77 31' 3
158 4.2 K0 III Orange Giant
Gamma Apodis 16h 33' 27
-78 53' 49
159 3.9 K0 IV Orange
Sub Giant
Delta 1
Delta Apodis
Delta 2
16h 20' 21
-78 41' 45
765 4.7 M5 III Red Giant Optical
Double
16h 20' 27
-78 40' 2
660 5.3 K3 III Orange Giant
Eta Apodis 14h 18' 14
-81 0' 27
130 4.89 A2 Blue
White




SPACEDOG - Octans
Octans OCK tans The Octant
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.

Alpha 1 Octantis
Alpha Octantis
Alpha 2 Octantis
21h 4' 42.8
-77 1 26
148 5.13 A7III
G2III
Blue White Giant
Yellow Giant
Beta
Octantis
22h 46' 3.3
-81 22' 54
147 4.13 A9IV-V Blue White
Sub Giant


Gamma
Octantis
Gamma 1
Gamma 2
Gamma 3
23h 52' 6.8
-82 1' 08
270 5.10 G7III Yellow Giant
23h 57' 32.8
-82 10' 12
310 5.72 K0III Orange Giant
0h 10' 2.3'
82 13' 27
240 5.29 G8III Yellow Giant
Delta
Octantis
14h 26' 54.8
-83 40' 4
280 4.31 K2III Orange
Giant
Epsilon
Octantis
22h 20' 1.4
-80 26' 23
270 5.09 M6III Red
Giant
Zeta
Octantis
8h 56' 41.9
-85 39' 47
157 5.43 F0III White
Giant
Theta
Octantis
0h 1' 35.8
-77 3' 57
220 4.78 K2III Orange
Giant
Lambda
Octantis
21h 50' 54.2
-82 43' 9
440 5.27 G8
K0III
Yellow Dwarf
Orange Giant
Nu
Octantis
21h 41' 28.6
-77 23' 24
69 3.73 K0III Orange
Giant
Sigma
Octantis
21h 8' 44.8
-88 57' 24
270 5.45 F0III White
Giant
Southern Polestar
about 1 from the
Southern Celestial Pole
Tau
Octantis
23h 28' 3.9
-87 28' 57
520 5.50 K2III Orange
Giant
Tau and Chi form a near
Equilateral Triangle with the
Southern Celestial Pole
with Sigma in the center
Chi
Octantis
18h 54' 44.3
-87 36' 21
250 5.29 K3III Orange
Giant




SPACEDOG - Pavo
Pavo PAH vo The Peacock
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Peacock
Alpha Pavonis
20h 25' 38.8
-56 44' 7
183 1.94 B2IV Blue
Sub Giant
Beta Pavonis 20h 44' 57.4
-66 12' 11
137 3.42 A5IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Gamma
Pavonis
21h 26' 26.7
-65 21' 59
30 4.21 F6V White
Main Sequence
Delta
Pavonis
20h 8' 43.2
-66 10' 56
19.9 3.55 G5V-IV Yellow
Sub Giant
Epsilon Pavonis 20h 0' 35.4
-72 54' 38
106 3.97 A0V Blue White
Main Sequence
Zeta Pavonis 18h 43' 2.1
-71 25' 42
210 4.01 K2III Orange
Giant
Eta Pavonis 17h 45' 43.9
-64 43' 26
370 3.61 K1III Orange
Giant
Theta Pavonis 18h 48' 37.8
-65 4' 40
230 5.71 A9V Blue White
Main Sequence
Iota Pavonis 18h 10' 26.1
-62 0' 8
58 5.47 G0V Yellow
Main Sequence
Kappa
Pavonis
18h 56' 57
-67 14' 1
540 3.9 - 4.8 F5Ib-II White
Supergiant
Pulsating Variable
(W Virginis type)
9 days, 1 hr 36 mins
Lambda Pavonis 18h 52' 12.9
-62 11' 16
1800 4.22 B2II-III(i+) Blue
Supergiant
Mu 1 Pavonis 20h 0' 22.9
-66 56' 58
220 5.75 K0IV Orange
Sub Giant
Mu 2 Pavonis 20h 1' 52.3
-66 56' 39
230 5.32 K2IV Orange
Sub Giant
Nu Pavonis 18h 31' 22.3
-62 16' 42
480 4.63 B8III Blue
Giant
* Xi Pavonis 18h 23' 13.5
-61 29' 38
420 4.35
9
M1III Red
Giant
Faint
Companion
Omicron Pavonis 21h 13' 20.4
-70 7' 36
890 5.06 M2III Red
Giant
Pi Pavonis 18h 8' 34.7
-63 40' 6
138 4.33 A7 Blue White
Main Sequence
Rho Pavonis 20h 37' 35.2
-61 31' 48
195 4.86 F White
Main Sequence
Sigma Pavonis 20h 49' 18
-68 46' 36
305 5.41 K0III Orange
Giant
Tau Pavonis 19h 16' 28.5
-69 11' 26
620 6.25 A6IV-V Blue White
Sub Giant
Upsilon Pavonis 20h 41' 57.1
-66 45' 39
840 5.14 B8V Blue
Main Sequence
Phi 1 Pavonis 20h 35' 34.7
-60 34' 54
90 4.75 F1III White
Giant
Phi 2 Pavonis 20h 40' 2.4
-60 32' 56
79 5.11 F8V White
Main Sequence
Omega Pavonis 18h 58' 36.3
-60 12' 2
520 5.14 K1III-IV Orange
Sub Giant
7012 Pavonis 18h 45' 26.7
-64 52' 17
95 4.79 A7V Blue White
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Indus
Indus IN duss The Indian
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Indi 20h 37' 34
-47 17' 29
101 3.11 K0 III Orange
Giant
Beta Indi 20h 54' 48.5
-58 27' 15
600 3.67 K0 III Orange
Giant
Gamma Indi 21h 26' 15.4
-54 39' 38
210 6.1 F1 III White
Giant
Delta Indi 21h 57' 55
-54 59' 34
185 4.4 F0 IV White
Sub Giant
Epsilon Indi
22h 3' 21.3
-56 47' 10
11.8 4.69 K5 V Orange
Main Sequence
One of the Nearest
stars to our Sun
Eta Indi 20h 44' 2.2
-51 55' 16
79 4.51 A6 Blue White
Main Sequence
Theta Indi 21h 19' 51.9
-53 26' 59
97 4.39 A5 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Nu Indi 22h 24' 36.7
-72 15' 20
94 5.28 A3V + F9V Blue White and
White Main Seq.
Rho Indi 22h 54' 39.5
-70 4 26
86 6.04 G4 IV-V Yellow
Sub Giant




SPACEDOG - Tucana
Tucana two CAN ah The Parrot
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Tucanae 22h 18' 30.1
-60 15' 35
199 2.87 K3III Orange
Giant


Beta 1 Tucanae

Beta 2 Tucanae

Beta 3 Tucanae

0h 31' 32.7
-62 57' 30
140 4.36 B9V Blue
Main Sequence
0h 31' 33.6
-62 57' 57
172 4.53 A2V
A7V
Blue White
Main Sequence
Binary
0h 32' 43.8
-63 1' 53
151 5.07 A0V+ Blue White
Main Sequence
Gamma
Tucanae
23h 17' 25.7
-58 14' 8
72 3.99 F1III White
Giant
* Delta Tucanae 22h 27' 20
-64 58' 0
270 4.51
9
B8V Blue
Main Sequence
Faint
Companion
Epsilon Tucanae 23h 59' 55
-65 34' 38
370 4.49 B9IV Blue
Sub Giant
Zeta Tucanae 0h 20' 4.2
-64 52' 30
28 4.23 F9V White
Main Sequence
Eta Tucanae 23h 57' 35.2
-64 17' 55
169 5.00 A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
Theta Tucanae 0h 33' 23.4
-71 16' 0
490 6.11 A7IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Iota Tucanae 1h 7' 18.7
-61 46' 31
280 5.37 G5III Orange
Giant
Kappa 1 Tucanae
Kappa 2 Tucanae
1h 15' 46.2
-68 52' 34
67 5.05
7.74
F6IV
K0V
White Sub Giant
Orange Main Seq.
Lambda 1A Tucanae
Lambda 1 Tucanae
Lambda 1B Tucanae
0h 52' 24.4
-69 30' 16
200 6.84
7.62
F7IV-V
F8V
White Sub Giant
White Main Sequence
Lambda 2
Tucanae
0h 55' 0.3
-69 31 38
210 5.45 G7III Yellow
Giant




SPACEDOG - Hydrus
Hydrus HI druss Lesser Water Snake
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Hydri 1h 58' 46.2
-61 34' 12
71 2.86 F0 V White
Main Sequence
Beta Hydri
0h 25' 45.3
-77 15' 16
24.4 2.82 G2 IV Yellow
Sub Giant
Gamma Hydri 3h 47' 14.5
-74 14' 21
214 3.26 M2 III Red
Giant
Delta Hydri 2h 21' 45.1
-68 39' 34
135 4.08 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Epsilon Hydri 2h 39' 35.5
-68 16' 1
153 4.12 B9 III Blue Giant
Zeta Hydri 2h 45' 32.6
-67 37' 0
290 4.83 A2 IV-V Blue White
Sub Giant
Iota Hydri 3h 15' 57.7
-77 23' 19
96 5.51 F4 III White
Giant
Sigma Hydri 1h 55' 50.4
-78 20' 55
135 6.15 F5-6 IV-V Blue White
Sub Giant




SPACEDOG - Reticulum
Reticulum reh TICK you lum The Net
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Reticuli 4h 14' 25.5
-62 28' 26
163 3.33 G7III Yellow
Giant
Beta Reticuli 3h 44' 12
-64 48' 26
100 3.84 K0IV Orange
Sub Giant
Gamma Reticuli 4h 0' 53.8
-62 9' 34
490 4.48 M4III Red
Giant
Delta Reticuli 3h 58' 44.7
-61 24' 1
530 4.56 M2III Red
Giant
Epsilon Reticuli 4h 16' 28.9
-59 18' 7
59 4.44 K2IV Orange
Sub Giant
Zeta 1 Reticuli
Zeta Reticuli
Zeta 2 Reticuli
3h 17' 46.1
-62 34' 32
40
39
5.53
5.24
G2V
G2V
Yellow
Main Sequence
Wide Binary
Home
of the
Grays
3h 18' 12.8
-62 30' 23
Eta Reticuli 4h 21' 53.4
-63 23' 11
380 5.24 G7III Yellow
Giant
Theta Reticuli 4h 17' 39.7
-63 15' 19
460 5.88 B+ Blue
Main Sequence
Iota Reticuli 4h 1' 18.2
-61 4 44
330 4.97 K4III Orange
Giant
Kappa Reticuli 3h 29' 22.6
-62 56' 16
70 4.71 F5IV-V White
Sub Giant




SPACEDOG - Dorado
Dorado door AH doh The Goldfish
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Doradus 4h 33' 59.8
-55 2' 42
176 3.3 A0 III Blue White
Giant
Beta Doradus 5h 33' 37.5
-62 29' 24
1040 3.76 - 5 F6 Ia White
Supergiant
Cephid Variable
9.8 day period
Gamma Doradus 4h 16' 1.6
-51 29' 12
66 4.26 F4 III White Giant
Delta Doradus 5h 44' 46.5
-65 44' 8
145 4.34 A7 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Zeta
Doradus
5h 5' 30.6
-57 28' 22
38 4.71 F7V White
Main Sequence
HR 2102 5h 54' 6.2
-63 5' 23
90 4.65 K1III/IV Orange Giant




SPACEDOG - Mensa
Mensa MEN - sa The Table Mountain
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha
Mensae
6h 10' 14.6
-74 45' 11
33 5.08 G5 V Yellow
Main Sequence
One of the
Closest Stars
Beta Mensae 5h 2' 43.2
-71 18' 50
640 5.30 G8 III Yellow Giant
Gamma Mensae 5h 31' 53
-76 20' 28
101 5.18 K2 III
(i-)
Orange Giant
Eta Mensae 4h 55' 11.3
-74 56' 13
710 5.47 K6 III Orange
Giant
Pi Mensae 5h 37' 8.8
-80 28' 9
59 5.64 G3 V Yellow
Main Sequence
One of the
Closest Stars




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 - 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 - 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 - Circinus
Circinus SUR seh nuss The Drawing Compass
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha
Circini
14h 42' 30.3
-64 58' 31
53 3.18 F1 V
K5
White Main Seq
Orange Companion
Hinge of
the Compass
Beta
Circini
15h 17' 30.8
-58 48' 4
97 4.07 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Gamma
Circini
15h 23' 22.6
-59 19' 15
510 4.48 B5 IV
+ F8
Blue and White
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Triangulum Australe
Triangulum Australe tri ANG u lum os TRAL us The Southern Triangle
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Atria
"Alpha" + "Trianguli"
Alpha Trianguli Australus
16h 48' 39.9
-69 1' 40
420 1.91 K2II-III Orange
Bright Giant
Beta
Trianguli
Australus
15h 55' 8.4
-63 25' 50
40 2.83 F2III White
Giant
Gamma
Trianguli
Australus
15h 18' 54.6
-68 40' 46
183 2.87 A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
Delta
Trianguli
Australus
16h 15' 26.2
-63 41' 8
620 3.86 G5II Yellow
Bright Giant
Epsilon
Trianguli
Australus
15h 36' 43.1
-66 19' 2
220 4.11 K0III Orange
Giant
Zeta
Trianguli
Australus
16h 28' 28.1
-70 5' 4
39 4.9 F9V White
Main Sequence