The Nearest Known Stars

Listed below are the 200 closest stars to the Sun which are bright enough to have had their distances listed in the Hipparcos, Tycho, Tycho-2 or Gaia DR1 catalogs.

Many of the Sun's closest neighbors are very faint dwarf stars which are very difficult to observe. As a result, the list below is very incomplete, as many nearby stars are too faint for Hipparcos or Gaia to have observed.

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Name Constellation Magnitude Distance / parsec Distance / lightyears
Name Constellation Magnitude Distance / parsec Distance / lightyears
1 Rigil-Kentaurus Centaurus -0.0 1.3 4.4
2 α-Cen Centaurus 1.4 1.3 4.4
3 Barnard's-Star Ophiuchus 9.6 1.8 6.0
4 HIP-54035 Ursa Major 7.5 2.5 8.3
5 Sirius Canis Major -1.4 2.6 8.6
6 Ran Eridanus 3.7 3.1 10.1
7 V1803-Cyg Cygnus 5.2 3.5 11.4
8 Procyon Canis Minor 0.4 3.5 11.4
9 61-Cyg Cygnus 6.0 3.5 11.6
10 τ-Cet Cetus 3.5 3.6 11.9
11 ε-Ind Indus 4.7 3.7 11.9
12 Altair Aquila 0.9 4.9 16.1
13 Keid Eridanus 4.4 5.0 16.4
14 p-Oph Ophiuchus 4.1 5.1 16.6
15 σ-Dra Draco 4.7 5.8 18.8
16 HIP-73184 Libra 5.8 5.8 18.8
17 A-Oph Ophiuchus 4.3 6.0 19.5
18 HIP-99461 Sagittarius 5.3 6.1 19.7
19 η-Cas Cassiopeia 3.5 6.1 19.7
20 e-Eri Eridanus 4.3 6.1 19.8
21 δ-Pav Pavo 3.5 6.1 19.9
22 HIP-114622 Cassiopeia 5.6 6.5 21.3
23 HIP-84709 Scorpius 5.9 7.0 22.7
24 HIP-12114 Cetus 5.8 7.2 23.5
25 ξ-Boo Bootes 4.7 7.3 23.6
26 107-Psc Pisces 5.3 7.5 24.3
27 β-Hyi Hydrus 2.8 7.5 24.4
28 μ-Cas Cassiopeia 5.2 7.6 24.6
29 HIP-3765 Pisces 5.7 7.6 24.8
30 TW-PsA Piscis Austrinus 6.5 7.7 25.3
31 Vega Lyra 0.0 7.8 25.3
32 χ-Dra Draco 3.6 8.0 26.0
33 p-Eri Eridanus 5.8 8.1 26.4
34 Fomalhaut Piscis Austrinus 1.2 8.1 26.5
35 p-Eri Eridanus 5.8 8.1 26.6
36 π³-Ori Orion 3.2 8.2 26.6
37 μ-Her Hercules 3.4 8.2 26.8
38 Chara Canes Venatici 4.3 8.4 27.4
39 χ¹-Ori Orion 4.4 8.5 27.8
40 61-Vir Virgo 4.7 8.5 27.8
41 ζ-Tuc Tucana 4.2 8.6 28.0
42 π-Aql Aquila 6.7 8.7 28.2
43 HIP-84720 Ara 5.5 8.8 28.6
44 HIP-99825 Capricornus 5.7 8.8 28.8
45 γ-Lep Lepus 3.6 8.9 28.9
46 β-Com Coma Berenices 4.2 9.0 29.2
47 CF-UMa Ursa Major 6.4 9.0 29.3
48 γ-Lep Lepus 6.2 9.0 29.3
49 δ-Eri Eridanus 3.5 9.0 29.4
50 γ-Pav Pavo 4.2 9.1 29.7
51 κ-Cet Cetus 4.9 9.2 29.9
52 HIP-57443 Centaurus 4.9 9.2 30.1
53 HIP-56452 Hydra 6.0 9.6 31.2
54 61-UMa Ursa Major 5.3 9.7 31.7
55 ζ-Her Hercules 2.9 9.9 32.2
56 Pollux Gemini 1.2 9.9 32.4
57 V2133-Oph Ophiuchus 5.8 10.1 32.9
58 HIP-8362 Cassiopeia 5.6 10.2 33.1
59 α-Men Mensa 5.1 10.3 33.5
60 δ-Tri Triangulum 4.9 10.3 33.6
61 Muphrid Bootes 2.7 10.5 34.1
62 ι-Per Perseus 4.0 10.5 34.1
63 Arcturus Bootes 0.2 10.8 35.2
64 Zavijava Virgo 3.6 11.0 35.8
65 SV-LMi Leo Minor 5.4 11.1 36.2
66 54-Psc Pisces 5.9 11.1 36.2
67 γ-Ser Serpens Caput 3.9 11.1 36.3
68 Denebola Leo 2.1 11.1 36.3
69 λ-Ser Serpens Caput 4.4 11.5 37.6
70 HIP-58576 Virgo 5.5 11.8 38.4
71 δ-Cap Capricornus 2.9 11.8 38.5
72 Porrima Virgo 2.7 11.8 38.6
73 ζ-Dor Dorado 4.7 11.9 38.9
74 θ-Per Perseus 4.1 12.0 39.0
75 HIP-40693 Puppis 6.0 12.0 39.1
76 HIP-91438 Sagittarius 5.9 12.0 39.3
77 ζ²-Ret Reticulum 5.2 12.1 39.4
78 ζ¹-Ret Reticulum 5.5 12.1 39.5
79 β-TrA Triangulum Australe 2.8 12.1 39.5
80 Copernicus Cancer 5.9 12.2 39.8
81 ζ-TrA Triangulum Australe 4.9 12.3 40.1
82 HIP-80337 Scorpius 5.4 12.4 40.3
83 85-Peg Pegasus 5.8 12.4 40.4
84 i-Boo Bootes 5.1 12.8 41.6
85 Capella Auriga 0.1 12.9 42.2
86 ι-Peg Pegasus 3.8 13.0 42.5
87 36-UMa Ursa Major 4.8 13.1 42.7
88 λ-Aur Auriga 4.7 13.2 43.0
89 HIP-110109 Grus 5.4 13.2 43.1
90 HIP-7918 Andromeda 5.0 13.4 43.7
91 58-Eri Eridanus 5.5 13.6 44.2
92 ι-Psc Pisces 4.1 13.6 44.3
93 10-Tau Taurus 4.3 13.7 44.7
94 Titawin Andromeda 4.1 13.8 45.1
95 θ-UMa Ursa Major 3.2 13.9 45.2
96 η-Cep Cepheus 3.4 13.9 45.3
97 Chalawan Ursa Major 5.0 13.9 45.3
98 τ¹-Eri Eridanus 4.5 13.9 45.4
99 α-For Fornax 3.9 14.1 46.0
100 26-Dra Draco 5.2 14.1 46.0
101 HIP-47592 Hydra 4.9 14.3 46.5
102 η-CrB Corona Borealis 5.0 14.3 46.8
103 20-LMi Leo Minor 5.4 14.3 46.8
104 π¹-UMa Ursa Major 5.6 14.4 47.0
105 Errai Cepheus 3.2 14.4 47.0
106 w-Her Hercules 5.4 14.5 47.3
107 V640-Cas Cassiopeia 6.4 14.5 47.3
108 Alshain Aquila 3.7 14.5 47.4
109 18-Sco Scorpius 5.5 14.6 47.6
110 ν²-Lup Lupus 5.7 14.6 47.7
111 111-Tau Taurus 5.0 14.7 47.8
112 m-Tau Taurus 4.9 14.7 47.9
113 ψ-Cap Capricornus 4.2 14.8 48.2
114 h-Dra Draco 4.9 14.8 48.3
115 Rasalhague Ophiuchus 2.1 14.8 48.4
116 HIP-3583 Phoenix 5.8 15.0 48.8
117 10-UMa Lynx 4.0 15.1 49.1
118 Talitha Ursa Major 3.1 15.1 49.2
119 47-Tau Taurus 5.0 15.1 49.2
120 HIP-93017 Lyra 5.2 15.1 49.2
121 θ-Boo Bootes 4.1 15.2 49.5
122 τ-Boo Bootes 4.5 15.2 49.5
123 ψ-Ser Serpens Caput 5.9 15.2 49.5
124 171-Pup Puppis 5.4 15.2 49.6
125 HIP-27435 Orion 6.0 15.2 49.7
126 η-Lep Lepus 3.7 15.2 49.7
127 ψ⁵-Aur Auriga 5.3 15.3 49.9
128 b-Her Hercules 5.1 15.4 50.2
129 Alderamin Cepheus 2.5 15.5 50.4
130 g-Lup Lupus 4.6 15.5 50.5
131 Cervantes Ara 5.1 15.5 50.5
132 σ-Boo Bootes 4.5 15.6 51.0
133 b-Aql Aquila 5.2 15.6 51.0
134 Castor Gemini 1.6 15.8 51.5
135 ν-Phe Phoenix 5.0 15.8 51.7
136 α-Cir Circinus 3.2 15.9 51.9
137 I-Car Carina 4.0 16.0 52.1
138 HIP-98767 Cygnus 5.7 16.0 52.3
139 ψ-Vel Vela 3.6 16.1 52.3
140 Alchiba Corvus 4.0 16.1 52.3
141 χ-Her Hercules 4.6 16.1 52.4
142 HIP-2941 Cetus 5.7 16.1 52.4
143 φ²-Cet Cetus 5.2 16.2 52.8
144 HIP-107649 Grus 5.6 16.2 52.8
145 HIP-38908 Carina 5.6 16.3 53.0
146 ι-Cen Centaurus 2.7 16.4 53.6
147 HIP-88694 Sagittarius 5.9 16.7 54.4
148 A²-Tau Taurus 5.9 16.7 54.6
149 HIP-34065 Puppis 5.5 16.8 54.9
150 Helvetios Pegasus 5.5 16.8 54.9
151 37-Gem Gemini 5.8 16.9 55.0
152 ξ-Peg Pegasus 4.2 17.0 55.3
153 e-Vir Virgo 5.2 17.1 55.7
154 τ¹-Hya Hydra 4.6 17.1 55.7
155 ξ-Gem Gemini 3.3 17.1 55.8
156 Caph Cassiopeia 2.3 17.2 55.9
157 15-Sge Sagitta 5.8 17.2 56.2
158 HIP-35136 Lynx 5.6 17.2 56.2
159 q¹-Eri Eridanus 5.5 17.3 56.3
160 HIP-85667 Ophiuchus 6.0 17.3 56.4
161 ι-Hor Horologium 5.4 17.4 56.6
162 HIP-100017 Draco 5.9 17.4 56.7
163 ξ-Oph Ophiuchus 4.4 17.4 56.7
164 Sheratan Aries 2.7 17.4 56.8
165 χ-Eri Eridanus 3.7 17.5 56.9
166 χ-Cnc Cancer 5.1 17.5 57.0
167 10-CVn Canes Venatici 6.0 17.5 57.2
168 ρ-CrB Corona Borealis 5.4 17.7 57.7
169 HIP-104440 Pavo 5.7 17.7 57.8
170 HIP-69965 Hydra 5.9 17.8 57.9
171 39-Ser Serpens Caput 6.1 17.8 57.9
172 14-Her Hercules 6.6 17.9 58.3
173 γ-CrA Corona Australis 4.4 17.9 58.3
174 58-Oph Ophiuchus 4.9 17.9 58.4
175 110-Her Hercules 4.2 18.0 58.5
176 HIP-64583 Centaurus 4.9 18.0 58.6
177 ι-Pav Pavo 5.5 18.0 58.6
178 212-Pup Puppis 8.4 18.0 58.8
179 HIP-4151 Cassiopeia 4.8 18.1 58.8
180 μ-Vir Virgo 3.9 18.1 59.0
181 HIP-29860 Orion 5.7 18.1 59.1
182 η-Ser Serpens Cauda 3.2 18.2 59.4
183 π-Men Mensa 5.7 18.2 59.4
184 15-LMi Ursa Major 5.1 18.2 59.5
185 HIP-72567 Bootes 5.9 18.2 59.5
186 HN-Peg Pegasus 6.0 18.2 59.5
187 83-Leo Leo 6.5 18.2 59.5
188 70-Vir Virgo 5.0 18.3 59.6
189 HIP-32439 Camelopardalis 5.4 18.3 59.7
190 ε-Ret Reticulum 4.4 18.3 59.8
191 V2213-Oph Ophiuchus 6.0 18.4 60.0
192 B-Car Carina 4.8 18.5 60.3
193 η-Crv Corvus 4.3 18.5 60.4
194 k-Ori Orion 5.0 18.6 60.7
195 τ⁶-Eri Eridanus 4.2 18.7 60.8
196 θ-Cyg Cygnus 4.5 18.7 60.8
197 HIP-18859 Eridanus 5.4 18.7 60.8
198 ρ-Gem Gemini 4.2 18.7 61.0
199 Wasat Gemini 3.5 18.8 61.3
200 β-Pic Pictor 3.9 18.9 61.5

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