The stars of Canis Major


The following table provides the basic data from the Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Ed. (Preliminary Version) (Hoffleit+, 1991, Yale University Observatory) as distributed by the Astronomical Data Center at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
In addition to the basic data, there are extensive remarks, divided in several categories, that gives more detailed information on individual entries. An offline readable version of the Bright Star Catalogue is distributed with the Bright Star Catalogue Viewer.


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HR proper name Bayer Flamsteed HD SAO FK5 VarID RA
J2000
DEC
J2000
proper motion
in RA
arcsec/y
proper motion
in DEC
arcsec/y
parallax
arcsec
mag MK spectral class multiple
count
2491 Sirius a 9 48915 151881 257 6h 45m 8.9s -16 42' 58" -0.553 -1.205 0.375 -1.46 A1Vm 4
2618 Adharaz e 21 52089 172676 268 6h 58m 37.5s -28 58' 20" 0.004 0.003 0.001 1.5 B2II
2693 Wezen d 25 54605 173047 273 3424 7h 8m 23.5s -26 23' 36" -0.003 0.004 -0.011 1.84 F8Ia
2294 Murzim b 2 44743 151428 243 Bet CMa 6h 22m 42s -17 57' 21" -0.006 0 0.019 1.98 B1II-III
2827 Aludra h 31 58350 173651 283 7h 24m 5.7s -29 18' 11" -0.004 0.005 2.45 B5Ia
2282 Furud z 1 44402 196698 240 2927 6h 20m 18.8s -30 3' 48" 0.009 0.003 0.004 3.02 B2.5V
2653 o2 24 53138 172839 270 7h 3m 1.5s -23 50' 0" -0.004 0.003 3.02 B3Iab
2646 s 22 52877 172797 1183 Sig CMa 7h 1m 43.1s -27 56' 5" -0.005 0.005 0.024 3.47 K7Ib
2749 w 28 56139 173282 Ome CMa 7h 14m 48.7s -26 46' 22" -0.008 0.006 3.85 B2IV-Ve
2580 o1 16 50877 172542 Omi1 CMa 6h 54m 7.9s -24 11' 2" -0.008 0.013 0.002 3.87 K2+Iab
2429 n2 7 47205 151702 2510 3047 6h 36m 41s -19 15' 21" 0.059 -0.062 0.058 3.95 K1III
2538 k 13 50013 197258 1180 Kap CMa 6h 49m 50.5s -32 30' 31" -0.007 0.004 3.96 B1.5IVne
2574 q 14 50778 152071 266 6h 54m 11.4s -12 2' 19" -0.137 -0.013 0.022 4.07 K4III
2657 Muliphen g 23 53244 152303 271 7h 3m 45.5s -15 38' 0" -0.002 -0.008 4.12 B8II
2387 x1 4 46328 171895 Xi1 CMa 6h 31m 51.3s -23 25' 6" -0.006 0.012 4.33 B0.5IV 3
2596 i 20 51309 152126 2536 Iot CMa 6h 56m 8.2s -17 3' 15" -0.003 0.002 0.005 4.37 B3II
2782 t 30 57061 173446 3528 7h 18m 42.4s -24 57' 15" -0.009 0.01 4.4 O9Ib 5
2443 n3 8 47442 151730 6h 37m 53.4s -18 14' 15" -0.01 -0.007 0.013 4.43 K1-II-III
2361 l 45813 196857 6h 28m 10.1s -32 34' 48" -0.018 0.024 0.013 4.48 B4V
2414 x2 5 46933 171982 249 6h 35m 3.4s -22 57' 53" 0.011 0.016 0.025 4.54 A0V
2766 56618 173360 2562 7h 16m 35s -27 52' 52" -0.01 0.043 0.012 4.64 M3III
2745 27 56014 173264 EW CMa 7h 14m 15.2s -26 21' 9" -0.009 0.007 4.66 B3IIIe
2590 p 19 51199 172579 3285 6h 55m 37.4s -20 8' 11" 0.047 0.043 0.034 4.68 gF2
2764 56577 173349 3503 7h 16m 36.8s -23 18' 56" -0.01 0.002 0.019 4.79 K3Ib-II
2450 47667 151751 2515 6h 39m 16.7s -14 8' 45" 0.004 -0.004 -0.003 4.82 K2II
2571 15 50707 172520 2532 EY CMa 6h 53m 32.9s -20 13' 27" -0.009 0.004 4.83 B1IV
2812 57821 152776 2570 7h 22m 13.5s -19 1' 0" -0.006 -0.008 4.96 B7IV
2781 29 57060 173444 UW CMa 7h 18m 40.3s -24 33' 32" -0.006 0 4.98 O7Ia:fp
2593 m 18 51250 152123 6h 56m 6.6s -14 2' 37" -0.001 0.005 -0.002 5 G5III+A2 4
2244 43445 151283 6h 15m 44.9s -13 43' 6" 0.011 -0.009 5.01 B9Vn
2260 43827 151322 2903 6h 17m 41.7s -16 48' 57" -0.011 0.008 0.017 5.14 K3III
2379 46184 151602 6h 31m 23s -12 23' 30" 0.04 -0.016 0.022 5.15 K3III
2492 10 48917 197149 FT CMa 6h 44m 28.4s -31 4' 14" -0.015 0.008 5.2 B2IIIe
2305 44951 151458 1171 6h 24m 10.3s -11 31' 49" -0.054 -0.035 0.016 5.22 K3III
2447 47536 197019 6h 37m 47.6s -32 20' 23" 0.105 0.068 0.017 5.27 K2III
2786 57146 173453 7h 18m 51.2s -26 35' 9" -0.017 0.008 0.017 5.28 G2Ib
2504 11 49229 151919 6h 46m 51.1s -14 25' 33" -0.002 0.012 5.29 B9III
2595 51283 172588 6h 55m 46.8s -22 56' 29" -0.017 0.003 5.3 B3II-III
2498 49048 151895 6h 45m 59.3s -14 47' 46" -0.025 -0.017 0.024 5.32 A2V
2825 58343 152834 FW CMa 7h 24m 40.1s -16 12' 4" -0.014 -0.01 5.33 B2.5IVe
2834 58535 197964 3584 7h 24m 43.8s -31 48' 32" -0.02 0.01 -0.021 5.35 G8II 4
2756 56342 197756 7h 15m 21s -30 41' 11" -0.018 0.013 5.36 B3V
2822 58215 173622 7h 23m 29.1s -27 50' 3" 0.045 0.005 0.013 5.38 K2III
2522 49662 151962 6h 48m 57.8s -15 8' 41" 0.002 -0.004 0.004 5.39 B6V
2678 53974 152394 FN CMa 7h 6m 40.7s -11 17' 39" -0.011 -0.005 5.39 B0.5IV 3
2823 58286 197938 7h 23m 31.9s -32 12' 8" -0.009 0.004 5.39 B3III-IV
2819 58155 197925 7h 23m 0.6s -31 55' 26" -0.014 0.004 5.43 B5IIIn
2796 57478 152749 7h 20m 58.2s -14 21' 36" -0.018 0.016 5.45 gG5
2607 51733 172644 6h 57m 33.9s -24 37' 50" -0.058 0.106 0.016 5.46 dF0
2708 55070 173122 7h 10m 19.4s -27 29' 29" -0.003 0.009 5.46 G8III
2758 56405 152641 2561 7h 16m 14.5s -15 35' 9" -0.05 -0.015 0.041 5.46 A2Vnp
2266 43955 151334 2483 6h 18m 13.7s -19 58' 1" -0.005 0.007 5.52 B2V
2750 56160 173283 7h 14m 51.1s -27 2' 17" -0.049 -0.03 5.58 K4III
2616 52018 172669 6h 58m 35.9s -25 24' 50" -0.01 0.015 5.59 B3V
2855 58978 173752 FY CMa 7h 26m 59.4s -23 5' 10" -0.012 0.004 5.61 B0IV:pe
2415 46936 196955 2506 6h 34m 35.3s -32 42' 59" 0.005 -0.001 5.62 B8V
2311 45018 171688 2490 6h 23m 55.9s -25 34' 40" 0.008 -0.042 5.63 K5III
2640 52670 172763 7h 1m 5.9s -25 12' 55" -0.008 0.021 5.63 B2V
2853 58954 152894 7h 27m 8s -17 51' 52" 0.002 0.015 5.63 A5n
2284 44458 151401 FR CMa 6h 21m 24.7s -11 46' 24" -0.009 -0.005 5.64 B1Vpe 3
2565 50644 152055 6h 53m 18.8s -19 1' 58" -0.049 0.003 5.64 F1V
2397 46547 196919 Var 6h 32m 39s -32 1' 50" -0.001 -0.002 5.69 B2IVe
2704 54912 173101 Var? 7h 9m 42.9s -25 13' 52" -0.012 0.006 5.69 B2.5IV
2423 n1 6 47138 151694 6h 36m 22.8s -18 39' 36" -0.011 0.017 5.7 G8III+F3IV-V
2545 50123 197263 6h 50m 23.3s -31 42' 22" -0.002 0.012 5.7 B6Vnpe 3
2788 57167 152724 R CMa 7h 19m 28.1s -16 23' 42" 0.157 -0.132 0.04 5.7 F1V
2460 47946 197057 6h 39m 42.7s -30 28' 13" -0.006 -0.182 0.019 5.71 K0III
2690 54309 173002 FV CMa 7h 7m 22.6s -23 50' 25" -0.005 0.023 5.71 B2IVe
2364 45871 196861 Var 6h 28m 39.2s -32 22' 16" -0.003 0.017 0.006 5.74 B4Vnpe
2588 17 51055 172569 6h 55m 2.7s -20 24' 17" -0.003 -0.004 5.74 A3IV 4
2359 45765 151546 6h 28m 37.3s -17 27' 58" -0.007 0.004 5.77 G5
2723 55589 152570 2557 7h 13m 7.2s -11 15' 5" -0.003 0.008 5.78 K0
2832 58461 152840 1192 7h 25m 8.3s -13 45' 7" -0.204 -0.004 0.037 5.78 F0V
2841 58612 173697 2574 7h 25m 25.3s -25 13' 4" -0.005 -0.002 5.78 B7III
2535 49980 151992 6h 50m 21.9s -17 5' 2" 0.013 0.015 5.79 K0
2859 59067 152909 3600 7h 27m 51.7s -11 33' 25" -0.004 -0.001 5.79 G8Ib-II+B2+B8V 5
2501 49131 197177 HP CMa 6h 45m 31.3s -30 56' 56" 0.01 0.002 0.005 5.8 B2III
2271 44081 171549 2915 6h 18m 59s -20 55' 34" -0.009 -0.009 5.81 B4IV
2716 55344 173168 2556 7h 11m 41.6s -20 52' 59" -0.003 0.022 5.84 A0V
2802 57615 173529 7h 21m 4.3s -25 53' 29" -0.012 0.025 5.87 M4III
2242 43396 171458 6h 15m 8.4s -20 16' 20" 0.005 0.03 5.91 K0
2249 43544 151294 2891 6h 16m 7.7s -16 37' 4" -0.002 0.008 5.92 B2.5Vn
2500 49095 197171 6h 45m 22.8s -31 47' 37" -0.22 -0.32 0.051 5.92 F6V
2718 26 55522 173193 3458 7h 12m 12.2s -25 56' 33" -0.009 0.011 5.92 B2V
2380 46189 171866 2499 6h 30m 46.3s -27 46' 10" -0.007 0.011 5.93 B2.5V
2428 47182 151700 6h 36m 46.7s -13 19' 15" 0.011 -0.023 5.97 K5
2243 43429 151274 6h 15m 17.5s -18 28' 36" 0.016 -0.048 5.99 K0
2730 55762 173230 3467 7h 13m 23.9s -22 40' 24" 0.006 -0.008 6.01 K2III
2800 57593 173522 HQ CMa 7h 20m 55s -26 57' 49" 0.01 0.019 6.01 B2.5V
2448 47561 151737 6h 38m 35.4s -16 52' 25" -0.008 -0.023 6.03 A1V s
2699 54764 152477 7h 9m 33.2s -16 14' 5" -0.022 -0.009 6.03 B1II
2576 50806 172524 6h 53m 33.9s -28 32' 23" 0.274 -0.438 0.042 6.04 G5IV
2455 47827 172102 6h 39m 36.3s -23 41' 44" 0.013 -0.002 6.05 A0
2495 49001 172273 6h 45m 23.3s -23 27' 43" -0.038 0.042 6.05 K0
2839 58585 173691 7h 25m 19.9s -21 58' 58" -0.01 0.003 6.05 A8I-II:
2268 44021 151346 2912 6h 18m 48.8s -15 1' 29" -0.003 0.022 6.06 M0III
2254 43745 171502 6h 17m 3.5s -22 42' 54" 0.119 -0.251 0.018 6.07 G0V
2349 45588 171774 6h 27m 11.2s -25 51' 24" -0.186 -0.218 0.045 6.07 F9V
2509 12 49333 172318 HK CMa 6h 47m 1.5s -21 0' 56" -0.014 0.005 6.08 B7IIIn
2686 54173 172986 7h 6m 52.3s -24 57' 38" -0.031 0.007 6.08 K2
2664 53629 172906 7h 4m 47.1s -22 1' 56" 0.02 -0.058 6.09 K0
2785 57118 152710 7h 19m 2s -19 16' 49" 0.008 0.002 6.09 F0Iab-Ib
2720 55568 197686 7h 12m 4.1s -30 49' 18" -0.039 0.015 6.1 A8V
2309 44996 151461 6h 24m 20.5s -12 57' 45" -0.012 -0.012 6.12 B5Ve
2437 47366 151725 6h 37m 40.9s -12 59' 6" 0.03 -0.124 6.12 K0
2734 55857 173244 GY CMa 7h 13m 36.3s -27 21' 23" -0.025 0.006 6.12 B0.5V
2481 48501 172204 3181 6h 42m 45.8s -22 26' 57" -0.085 0.078 6.13 F0
2566 50643 152056 6h 53m 21.7s -18 56' 0" -0.028 0.023 6.14 A5m
2373 46064 151585 6h 30m 34.7s -13 8' 53" -0.024 0.002 6.16 B1.5V
2826 58346 173656 7h 24m 17.2s -22 54' 46" -0.016 0 6.19 B8
2578 50853 172531 6h 53m 55.3s -24 32' 21" -0.027 -0.012 6.21 A1
2611 51823 172650 6h 57m 42.4s -27 32' 15" -0.034 0.005 6.23 B2.5V
2705 54958 152497 7h 10m 9.3s -18 41' 7" -0.01 0.016 6.23 F0 3
2303 44891 151450 6h 23m 46s -15 4' 18" -0.015 -0.007 6.24 K2
2392 46407 151625 3024 6h 32m 46.9s -11 9' 59" -0.007 0.001 6.24 G9.5III:Ba3
2831 58439 152837 7h 24m 50.7s -19 0' 44" -0.021 0.005 6.24 A2Ib
2623 52273 172700 6h 59m 39.3s -21 36' 12" -0.002 -0.01 6.26 B2-3IV-V:
2637 52619 172749 7h 0m 42.6s -28 29' 22" -0.006 -0.034 6.27 F5V
2625 52348 172718 7h 0m 8.1s -20 9' 32" -0.028 -0.008 6.31 B4III
2847 58766 197986 Var? 7h 25m 43s -31 44' 19" 0 0.007 6.31 B2V
2755 56341 173319 7h 15m 47.5s -23 44' 26" 0.017 0.007 6.32 A0
2768 56731 197789 7h 16m 57.2s -30 53' 48" 0.005 -0.021 6.32 A9II
2528 49891 172389 6h 49m 44s -24 4' 33" 0.002 -0.003 0.002 6.33 A1 4
2544 50093 172420 6h 50m 36.9s -25 46' 41" -0.006 0.014 6.33 B2V
2743 55985 197722 7h 13m 57.2s -30 20' 24" -0.015 -0.006 6.33 B2IV-V
2307 44956 196759 6h 23m 14.4s -31 47' 24" -0.056 0.013 6.34 G8III
2680 54031 197566 7h 6m 0.6s -30 39' 20" 0 0.009 6.34 B3V
2433 47247 172021 6h 36m 40.9s -22 36' 54" -0.031 -0.006 0.012 6.35 B5V
2598 51411 197371 6h 55m 54.8s -31 47' 24" -0.006 0.013 6.36 B3V
2733 55856 173247 7h 13m 48.3s -22 54' 23" -0.012 -0.017 6.36 B2IV+G5IV
2614 51925 172656 3316 6h 58m 7.6s -27 9' 53" 0.006 -0.008 6.37 B2.5III
2225 43162 171428 6h 13m 45.1s -23 51' 43" -0.069 0.118 6.39 G5
2318 45184 171711 6h 24m 43.9s -28 46' 48" -0.159 -0.115 6.39 G2IV
2403 46602 171940 6h 33m 26.6s -20 55' 26" -0.03 -0.026 6.4 G5
2567 50648 172504 3259 6h 53m 0.1s -26 57' 27" -0.031 -0.061 6.4 M4III 3
2621 52140 197432 6h 58m 43.8s -30 59' 52" 0.004 0.021 6.42 B3V 3
2493 48938 172264 6h 44m 51.9s -27 20' 29" -0.011 0.308 0.062 6.45 G2V
2774 56876 173411 7h 17m 47.9s -26 47' 51" -0.01 0.001 6.46 B2IV-V
2679 53975 152393 7h 6m 35.9s -12 23' 38" -0.018 0.007 6.48 O7.5V
2213 42927 151227 6h 12m 46.3s -17 45' 47" -0.008 0.017 6.52 B3III
2628 52437 172725 FU CMa 7h 0m 19.3s -22 7' 10" -0.006 -0.018 6.53 B2IV-Vne 5
2226 43179 171425 6h 13m 33.3s -29 23' 46" -0.025 -0.013 6.54 B7V
2497 49028 197163 6h 45m 2.4s -30 35' 10" -0.026 0.017 6.54 B8IV
2850 58907 173743 7h 26m 40.7s -23 42' 44" -0.006 0.023 6.56 A1
2724 55595 173200 HN CMa 7h 12m 24.1s -27 28' 27" -0.025 0.008 6.59 A5IV-V
2306 44953 151453 2944 6h 23m 47.6s -19 47' 7" -0.017 0.014 0.003 6.6 B8IIIHe wk
2741 55958 197719 GG CMa 7h 13m 47.1s -31 5' 2" -0.014 -0.002 6.6 B2IV
2824 58325 197944 7h 23m 54.3s -30 13' 1" -0.019 0.009 6.6 B2IV-V
2603 51630 172631 HH CMa 6h 57m 14.8s -22 12' 12" -0.006 -0.015 6.61 B1-2III:
2799 57573 173517 Var 7h 20m 53.2s -22 51' 6" 0.006 -0.042 6.61 B2.5V
2688 54224 172989 7h 7m 0.1s -26 39' 28" 0.016 -0.032 6.62 B2IV-V
2695 54669 173064 Var? 7h 8m 49.3s -24 2' 39" -0.013 -0.009 6.65 B2V
2252 43636 171482 6h 15m 57.2s -29 47' 18" 0.004 0.008 6.67 K4III
2583 50896 172546 EZ CMa 6h 54m 13s -23 55' 42" -0.009 0.003 6.91 WN5-B
2537 50012 172403 2528 3234 6h 50m 6s -27 20' 2" -0.004 0.002 7.04 B2IV