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List of 100 brightest stars in the sky (Work in Progress)

 
 
Rank
Magnitude mv.
Proper Name
Bayer Designation
Constellation
Distance (ly)
Link Simbad
RA (J2000)
Dec (J2000)
Spectral Type
                   
0
-26,74
-
-
0,000016
-
-
-
G2 V
1
-1,46
α CMa
Canis Major
8,6
06 45 08.91728
-16 42 58.0171
A0mA1 Va, DA2
2
-0,74
α Car
Carina
310
06 23 57.10988
-52 41 44.3810
A9 II
3
-0,27
α1 Cen
Centaurus
4,34
14 39 36.49400
-60 50 02.3737
G2 V, K1 V
4
-0,05 v
α Boo
Bootes
37
14 15 39.67207
+19 10 56.6730
K0 III
5
0,03 v
α Lyr
Lyra
25
18 36 56.33635
+38 47 01.2802
A0 Va
6
0,08 v
α Aur
Auriga
43
05 16 41.35871
+45 59 52.7693
K0 III, G1 III
7
0,13 v
β Ori
Orion
860
05 14 32.27210
-08 12 05.8981
B8 Ia
8
0,34
α CMi
Canis Minor
11
07 39 18.11950
+05 13 29.9552
F5 IV-V
9
0,46 v
α Eri
Eridanus
139
01 37 42.84548
-57 14 12.3101
B3 Vpe
10
0,50 v
α Ori
Orion
550
05 55 10.30536
+07 24 25.4304
M1-M2 Ia-ab
11
0,61
β Cen
Centaurus
390
14 03 49.40535
-60 22 22.9266
B1 III
12
0,76
α Aql
Aquila
17
19 50 46.99855
+08 52 05.9563
A7 V
13
0,76 v
α1 Cru
Crux
320
12 26 35.89600
-63 05 56.7301
B0.5 IV, B1 V
14
0,86 v
α Tau
Taurus
65
04 35 55.23907
+16 30 33.4885 
K5 III
15
0,96 v
α Sco
Scorpius
550
16 29 24.45970
-26 25 55.2094
M1.5 Iab-Ib, B2.5 V
16
0,97 v
α Vir
Virgo
250
13 25 11.57937
-11 09 40.7501
B1 III-IV, B2 V
17
1,14
β Gem
Gemini
34
07 45 18.94987
+28 01 34.3160
K0 III
18
1,16
α PsA
Piscis Austrinus
25
22 57 39.04625
-29 37 20.0533
A3 V
19
1,25 v
α Cyg
Cygnus
2600
20 41 25.91514
+45 16 49.2197
A2 Ia
20
1,25 v
β Cru
Crux
280
12 47 43.26877
-59 41 19.5792
B0.5 III, B2 V
21
1,39
α Leo
Leo
77
10 08 22.31099
+11 58 01.9516
B8 IVn
22
1,50
ε CMa
Canis Major
430
06 58 37.54876
-28 58 19.5102
B2 II
23
1,58 v
α1 Gem
Gemini
51
07 34 35.86283
+31 53 17.7943
A1 V, Am
24
1,62 v
λ Sco
Scorpius
570
17 33 36.52012
-37 06 13.7640
B2 IV
25
1,64
γ Cru
Crux
89
12 31 09.95961
-57 06 47.5684
M3.5 III
26
1,64
γ Ori
Orion
250
05 25 07.86325
+06 20 58.9318
B2 III
27
1,65
β Tau / γ Aur
Taurus / Auriga
130
05 26 17.51312
+28 36 26.8262
B7 III
28
1,69
β Car
Carina
110
09 13 11.97746
-69 43 01.9473
A1 III
29
1,69 v
ε Ori
Orion
2000
05 36 12.81335
-01 12 06.9089
B0 Ia
30
1,72 v
γ2 Vel
Vela
840
08 09 31.95013
-47 20 11.7108
WC8, O7.5III
31
1,74
α Gru
Grus
100
22 08 13.98473
-46 57 39.5078
B6 V
32
1,77
ζ1 Ori
Orion
1300
05 40 45.52714
-01 56 33.2604
O9.5 Iab, B1 IV, B0 III
33
1,77 v
ε UMa
Ursa Major
83
12 54 01.74959
+55 57 35.3626
A1 III-IVp kB9
34
1,79
α UMa A
Ursa Major
120
11 03 43.67152
+61 45 03.7249
K0 III, F0 V
35
1,80
α Per
Perseus
510
03 24 19.37009
+49 51 40.2454
F5 Ib
36
1,82
δ CMa
Canis Major
1800
07 08 23.48405
-26 23 35.5184
F8 Ia
37
1,84
θ Sco
Scorpius
330
17 37 19.12985
-42 59 52.1808
F0 II
38
1,85
ε Sgr
Sagittarius
140
18 24 10.31840
-34 23 04.6193
B9.5 III
39
1,86
ε Car
Carina
600
08 22 30.83526
-59 30 34.1431
K3 III, B2 Vp
40
1,86
η UMa
Ursa Major
100
13 47 32.43776
+49 18 47.7602
B3 V
41
1,89 v
β Aur
Auriga
80
05 59 31.72293
+44 56 50.7573
A1mIV+A1mIV
42
1,91
α TrA
Triangulum Australe
390
16 48 39.89508
-69 01 39.7626
K2 IIb-IIIa
43
1,92
γ Gem
Gemini
100
06 37 42.71050
+16 23 57.4095
A1.5 IV+
44
1,94
α Pav
Pavonis
180
20 25 38.85705
-56 44 06.3230
B3 V
45
1,96
δ Vel
Vela
80
08 44 42.22638
-54 42 31.7557
A1 Va(n), F7.5 V
46
1,98 v
β CMa
Canis Major
500
06 22 41.98535
-17 57 21.3073
B1 II-III
47
1,98 v
α UMi
Ursa Minor
430
02 31 49.09456
+89 15 50.7923
F7 Ib
48
2,00
α Hya
Hydra
180
09 27 35.24270
-08 39 30.9583
K3 II-III
49
2,00
α Ari
Aries
66
02 07 10.40570
+23 27 44.7032
K1 IIIb
50
2,02
β Cet
Cetus
96
00 43 35.37090
-17 59 11.7827
K0 III
51
2,04
ζ1 UMa
Ursa Major
83
13 23 55.54228
+54 55 31.2956
A2 Vp, A2 Vp, Am
52
2,05
σ Sgr
Sagittarius
230
18 55 15.92650
-26 17 48.2068
B2.5 V
53
2,06
θ Cen
Centaurus
59
14 06 40.94752
-36 22 11.8371
K0 III
54
2,06
α And / δ Peg
Andromeda/Pegasus
97
00 08 23.25988
+29 05 25.5520
B8 IVpMnHg, A3 V
55
2,07 v
β And
Andromeda
200
01 09 43.92388
+35 37 14.0075
M0 III
56
2,07
α Oph
Ophiuchus
47
17 34 56.06945
+12 33 36.1346
A5IVnn
57
2,08
β UMi
Ursa Minor
130
14 50 42.32580
+74 09 19.8142
K4 III
58
2,08 v
γ Leo
Leo
130
10 19 58.35056
+19 50 29.3468
K0 III, G7 IIIb
59
2,09
κ Ori
Orion
720
05 47 45.38884
-09 40 10.5777
B0.5 Ia
60
2,11 v
β Leo
Leo
36
11 49 03.57834
+14 34 19.4090
A3 Va
61
2,12 v
β Per
Perseus
93
03 08 10.13245
+40 57 20.3280
B8 V, K0 IV, A7m
62
2,15 v
β Gru
Grus
170
22 42 40.05027
-46 53 04.4752
M5 III
63
2,17
γ Cen
Centaurus
130
12 41 31.04008
-48 57 35.5375
A0 III, A0 III
64
2,21 v
ι Car
Carina
690
09 17 05.40685
-59 16 30.8353
A9 Ib
65
2,21
λ Vel
Vela
570
09 07 59.75787
-43 25 57.3273
K4 Ib
66
2,22 v
α CrB
Corona Borealis
75
15 34 41.26800
+26 42 52.8940
A0 V, G5 V
67
2,23
δ Ori
Orion
900
05 32 00.40009
-00 17 56.7424
O9.5 II, B1 V, B0 IV
68
2,23 v
γ Cyg
Cygnus
1500
20 22 13.70184
+40 15 24.0449
F8 Iab
69
2,23
γ Dra
Draco
150
17 56 36.36988
+51 29 20.0242
K5 III
70
2,24
α Cas
Cassiopeia
230
00 40 30.44107
+56 32 14.3922
K0 IIIa
71
2,25 v
ζ Pup
Puppis
1080
08 03 35.04754
-40 00 11.3321
O4 If(n)p
72
2,26
γ And
Andromeda
350
02 03 53.95229
+42 19 47.0223
K2+IIb B
73
2,28 v
β Cas
Cassiopeia
54
00 09 10.68518
+59 08 59.2120
F2 III
74
2,29
ε Boo
Bootes
202
14 44 59.21746
+27 04 27.2099
K0 II-III, A2 V
75
2,30 v
-
α Lup
Lupus
550
14 41 55.75578
-47 23 17.5154
B1.5 III
76
2,30 v
-
ε Cen
Centaurus
380
13 39 53.25774
-53 27 59.0081
B1III
77
2,31 v
δ Sco
Scorpius
400
16 00 20.00528
16 00 20.00528
B0.3 IV, B1-3 V
78
2,31
ε Sco
Scorpius
65
16 50 09.81081
-34 17 35.6337
K1 III
79
2,35 v
-
η Cen
Centaurus
310
14 35 30.42416
-42 09 28.1707
B1.5 Vne
80
2,37
β UMa
Ursa Major
79
11 01 50.479751
+56 22 56.7611
A1 IVps
81
2,38
α Phe
Phoenix
77
00 26 17.05140
-42 18 21.5539
K0.5 IIIb
82
2,39 v
κ Sco
Scorpius
460
17 42 29.27520
-39 01 47.9391
B1.5 III
83
2,40 v
ε Peg
Pegasus
670
21 44 11.15613
+09 52 30.0311
K2 Ib
84
2,42 v
β Peg
Pegasus
200
23 03 46.45746
+28 04 58.0336
M2.5 II-IIIe
85
2,43
η Oph
Ophiuchus
88
17 10 22.68689
-15 43 29.6639
A1 IV, A1 IV
86
2,44
γ UMa
Ursa Major
84
11 53 49.84731
+53 41 41.1350
A0 Ve
87
2,45
η CMa
Canis Major
2000
07 24 05.70228
-29 18 11.1798
B5 Ia
88
2,46
κ Vel
Vela
540
09 22 06.81761
-55 00 38.4016
B2 IV
89
2,47
-
γ Cas
Cassiopeia
610
00 56 42.53109
+60 43 00.2640
B0.5 IVe
90
2,48
α Peg
Pegasus
140
23 04 45.65345
+15 12 18.9617
A0 IV
91
2,48
ε Cyg
Cygnus
72
20 46 12.67227
+33 58 13.1820
K0 III-IV
92
2,50
β Sco
Scorpius
404
16 05 26.23198
-19 48 19.6300
B0.5IV-V + B1.5V
93
2,51
α Cep
Cepheus
49
21 18 34.77233
+62 35 08.0681
A8Vn  A7IV-V
94
2,53 v
α Cet
Cetus
250
03 02 16.77307
+04 05 23.0596
M1.5IIIa B
95
2,54
δ Leo
Leo
58
11 14 06.50142
+20 31 25.3853
A4 V
96
2,56
ζ Oph
Ophiuchus
366
16 37 09.53905
-10 34 01.5294
O9.5 V
97
2,57 v
α Lep
Lepus
2200
05 32 43.81611
-17 49 20.2413
F0 Ib
98
2,59
ζ Sgr
Sagittarius
88
19 02 36.73024
-29 52 48.2279
A2.5Va
99
2,61
β Lib
Libra
185
15 17 00.41382
-09 22 58.4919
B8Vn
100 2,62 v Mahasim θ Aur Auriga 166 SIMBAD 05 59 43.27012 +37 12 45.3047 A0pSi + F2-5V
 
 
 

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Alan Hirhfeld & Roger W. Sinnott - Sky Catalogue 2000.0 Vol. 1 Stars to Magnitude 8.0 - 1982 - Sky Publishing Corporation & Cambridge Univbersity Press

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Wielen, R.; et al. - Sixth Catalogue of Fundamental Stars (FK6). Part I. Basic fundamental stars with direct solutions1999 - Astronomisches Rechen-Institut Heidelberg,

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

   
 
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