List of stars in Canis Minor

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This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Canis Minor, sorted by decreasing brightness.

Name B F Var HD HIP RA Dec vis.
mag.
abs.
mag.
Dist. (ly) Sp. class Notes
Procyon α 10 61421 37279  07h 39m 18.54s +05° 13′ 39.0″ 0.34 2.65 11 F5IV-V Antecanis, Al Shira, Elgomaisa; 7th brightest star, 13th nearest star system; binary; suspected variable, Vmax = 0.34m, Vmin = 0.41m
β CMi β 3 58715 36188  07h 27m 09.07s +08° 17′ 21.9″ 2.89 −0.70 170 B8Vvar Gomeisa; γ Cas variable, Vmax = 2.84m, Vmin = 2.92m
γ CMi γ 4 58972 36284  07h 28m 09.83s +08° 55′ 31.8″ 4.33 −1.10 318 K3III SB semiregular variable, Vmax = 4.30m, Vmin = 4.34m, P = 55 d
HD 66141 (λ)[1] (13)[2] 66141 39311  08h 02m 15.95s +02° 20′ 03.5″ 4.39 −0.13 261 K2III suspected variable; has a planet (b)
6 CMi 6 59294 36425  07h 29m 47.78s +12° 00′ 23.8″ 4.55 −1.63 560 K2III suspected variable, Vmax = 4.48m, Vmin = 4.55m
ε CMi ε 2 58367 36041  07h 25m 38.90s +09° 16′ 34.0″ 4.99 −2.42 988 G8III
ζ CMi ζ 13 63975 38373  07h 51m 42.00s +01° 46′ 00.8″ 5.12 −0.43 420 B8II
η CMi η 5 58923 36265  07h 28m 02.08s +06° 56′ 31.5″ 5.22 0.06 351 F0III
δ1 CMi δ1 7 59881 36641  07h 32m 05.95s +01° 54′ 52.1″ 5.24 −1.67 787 F0III
11 CMi 11 62832 37921  07h 46m 16.22s +10° 46′ 05.9″ 5.25 0.34 312 A1Vnn
14 CMi 14 65345 38962  07h 58m 20.75s +02° 13′ 28.3″ 5.30 0.75 264 K0III
HD 55751 55751 34987  07h 14m 20.07s +03° 06′ 41.1″ 5.36 −1.45 749 K0III
1 CMi 1 58187 35987  07h 24m 58.19s +11° 40′ 10.4″ 5.37 0.43 317 A5IV
δ2 CMi δ2 8 60111 36723  07h 33m 11.68s +03° 17′ 25.0″ 5.59 2.44 139 F2V
HD 65900 65900 39213  08h 01m 13.91s +04° 52′ 47.2″ 5.65 0.52 346 A1V
HD 55730 55730 35005  07h 14m 32.65s +12° 06′ 57.1″ 5.71 0.68 331 G6III
HD 54079 54079 34387  07h 07m 49.48s +07° 28′ 16.7″ 5.74 −0.47 568 K0III:
HD 56031 56031 35120  07h 15m 39.42s +07° 58′ 39.9″ 5.78 −0.56 604 M4III semiregular variable, ΔV = 0.08m
δ3 CMi δ3 9 60357 36812  07h 34m 15.89s +03° 22′ 18.3″ 5.83 −0.75 676 A0Vnn
HD 64685 64685 38712  07h 55m 31.44s +08° 51′ 47.0″ 5.86 2.95 124 F2IV
HD 60803 60803 37031  07h 36m 34.77s +05° 51′ 43.6″ 5.89 2.69 142 G0V
HD 56989 56989 35476  07h 19m 22.37s +02° 44′ 26.6″ 5.90 −0.11 520 G9III
HD 57006 57006 35509  07h 19m 47.61s +07° 08′ 35.1″ 5.91 2.04 193 F8V
HD 61887 61887 37478  07h 41m 35.16s +03° 37′ 29.4″ 5.95 0.00 504 A0V
HD 57608 57608 35712  07h 22m 03.48s +00° 10′ 37.7″ 5.99 −5.08 5344 B8III
HD 65066 65066 38868  07h 57m 15.88s +08° 38′ 28.6″ 6.03 1.25 294 K0III
HD 55111 55111 34768  07h 11m 51.39s +05° 39′ 17.0″ 6.07 −0.83 782 A1V
HD 55184 55184 34789  07h 12m 07.50s +05° 28′ 27.7″ 6.15 −0.67 753 K0III
HD 64938 64938 38794  07h 56m 23.91s +04° 29′ 08.1″ 6.16 −0.91 845 G8III
HD 62264 62264 37614  07h 43m 05.42s +00° 11′ 21.7″ 6.17 0.46 453 K0III
HD 63799 63799 38300  07h 50m 47.36s +03° 16′ 38.4″ 6.17 0.81 384 K1III
HD 66011 66011 39271  08h 01m 50.73s +08° 54′ 50.2″ 6.22 2.34 194 G0IV
HD 60275 60275 36796  07h 34m 04.98s +10° 34′ 05.2″ 6.28 0.73 420 A1V
BC CMi BC 64052 38406  07h 52m 07.16s +03° 16′ 39.1″ 6.30 0.75 420 M5 semiregular variable, Vmax = 6.14m, Vmin = 6.42m, P = 35 d
HD 65123 65123 38870  07h 57m 16.39s +01° 07′ 37.3″ 6.35 2.51 191 F6V
HD 58552 58552 36123  07h 26m 27.81s +10° 36′ 29.0″ 6.38 1.45 316 A2IV
HD 59603 59603 36553  07h 31m 08.79s +11° 12′ 10.8″ 6.38 −0.32 712 K0
HD 63838 63838 38306  07h 50m 53.42s +00° 04′ 46.4″ 6.38 0.86 414 K2III
HD 58599 58599 36141  07h 26m 41.22s +11° 00′ 31.9″ 6.39 −1.55 1264 B7II-III
HD 62407 62407 37723  07h 44m 14.07s +12° 51′ 36.4″ 6.40 −0.75 876 K0
HD 63475 63475 38196  07h 49m 32.32s +12° 48′ 51.5″ 6.42 0.44 511 K0
BU CMi BU 65241 38945  07h 58m 05.90s +07° 12′ 48.8″ 6.42 −0.64 842 A0V Algol variable
HD 57707 57707 35751  07h 22m 28.30s +00° 42′ 03.4″ 6.43 2.24 225 G5
AZ CMi AZ 62437 37705  07h 44m 07.64s +02° 24′ 19.6″ 6.46 0.84 433 F0III δ Sct variable, Vmax = 6.44m, Vmin = 6.51m, P = 0.09526 d
HD 63798 63798 38303  07h 50m 51.11s +04° 27′ 33.8″ 6.49 1.12 387 G5
HD 62286 62286 37634  07h 43m 21.21s +04° 56′ 44.9″ 6.50 0.03 643 K0
S CMi S 59950 36675  07h 32m 43.07s +08° 19′ 05.2″ 6.60 2450 M7-8e Mira variable, Vmax = 6.6m, Vmin = 13.2m, P = 332.94 d
AI CMi AI  07h 35m 41.15s +00° 14′ 58.0″ 8.31 G5Iab slow irregular variable, Vmax = 7.77m, Vmin = 9.53m
HD 56126 CY 56126  07h 16m 10.6s +09° 59′ 48.0″ 8.32 F5Iab post-AGB star, ΔV = 0.18m, P = 39 d
YY CMi YY 67110  08h 06m 38.56s +01° 55′ 46.5″ 8.70 F7V β Lyr variable, Vmax = 8.33m, Vmin = 9.13m, P = 1.0940197 d
AD CMi AD 64191 38473  07h 52m 47.18s +01° 35′ 50.5″ 9.38 528 F2:III δ Sct variable, Vmax = 9.21m, Vmin = 9.51m, P = 0.12297443 d
Luyten's star 36208  07h 27m 24.91s +05° 13′ 32.8″ 9.87 11.94 12.37 M3.5V
XZ CMi XZ  07h 54m 07.06s +03° 39′ 20.4″ 10.25 F0 Algol variable, Vmax = 9.7m, Vmin = 10.42m, P = 0.5780095 d
AK CMi AK  07h 40m 15.60s +03° 57′ 09.5″ 10.73 A-F Algol variable
YZ CMi YZ  07h 44m 40.17s +03° 33′ 08.8″ 11.23 19.419 M4.5V BY Dra and UV Cet variable
HAT-P-50  07h 52m 15.0s +28° 08′ 22″ 11.76 1947 has a transiting planet (b)
BG CMi BG  07h 31m 29.01s +09° 56′ 23.1″ 14.5 DQ Her variable, Vmax = 13.9m, Vmin = 15.6m, P = 0.13475 d
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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bode's λ of both Argo and Canis Minor.
  2. ^ Flamsteed's 13th of Navis (13 Nav).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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