Carina (constellation)

Template:Infobox Constellation Carina (Latin for keel) is a southern constellation which forms part of the old constellation of Argo Navis. It contains Canopus, the second brightest star in the night sky, and the supermassive star eta Carinae which is embedded in the naked eye visible Carina Nebula NGC 3372.

Stars

Stars with proper names:
  • Canopus or Suhail [Suhel] (α Car) -0.72
    < Canōpus < Κάνωποσ
  • Miaplacidus [Maiaplacidus] (β Car) 1.68
    < مياه miyāh waters + placidus placid
  • Avior (ε Car) 1.86
  • Tseen She (η Car) 6.22 – hypergiant;
    < 天社 (Mandarin tiānsh) Heaven's altar
  • Aspidiske or Turais [Tureis] or Scutulum (ι Car) 2.25 ["shield"]
    < تُرَيْس turais Shield [dimunitive]
Stars with Bayer designations:
υ Car 2.92; χ Car 3.46; ω Car 3.29; a Car 3.43; b1 Car 4.93; b2 Car 5.17; c Car 3.84; d Car 4.31; e1 Car 5.27; e2 Car 4.84; f Car 4.50; g Car 4.34; h Car 4.08; i Car 3.96; k Car 4.79; l Car 3.69; m Car 4.51; p Car 3.30; q Car 3.39; r Car 4.45; s Car 3.81; t1 Car 5.08; t2 Car 4.69; u Car 3.78; w Car 4.58; x Car 3.93; y Car 4.59; z Car 4.62; z2 Car 5.11; A Car 4.41; B Car 4.74; C Car 5.16; D Car 4.81; E Car 4.66; G Car 4.47; H Car 5.46; I Car 3.99; K Car 4.72; L Car 4.97; M Car 5.15; N Car 4.35; O Car 5.60; P Car 4.65; Q Car 4.93
Stars with Flamsteed designations:
23 Car 5.14

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