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List of IAU-approved Star Names as of November 2016

Alphabetic by Constellation
Adapted from the IAU listing of November 2016 by P. Clay Sherrod, Arkansas Sky Observatories
bright star

ID = Greek Alphabet
Const = Constellation location (abbreviated – i.e., “Aql – Aquila”)
IAU Name = accepted/traditional/historic name
Designation = HR Catalog number
RA = Right Ascension (east-west) of star in celestial sphere
DEC = Declination (north-south) grid location of star in celestial sphere
Vmag = the visual magnitude (brightness of star, lower the number brighter is star)
HIP = Hipparchus Original Catalog designation of Star
HD = Henry Draper Historic star catalog designation

ID

Const. ▾

IAU Name

Designation

RA(J2000)

Dec(J2000)

Vmag

HIP#

HD#

 
ξ

And

Adhil

HR 390

20.585080

45.528778

4.87

6411

8207

 
γ1

And

Almach

HR 603

30.974804

42.329725

2.10

9640

12533

 
α

And

Alpheratz

HR 15

2.096916

29.090431

2.07

677

358

 
β

And

Mirach

HR 337

17.433013

35.620557

2.07

5447

6860

 
υ

And

Titawin

HR 458

24.199342

41.405457

4.09

7513

9826

 
14

And

Veritate

HR 8930

352.822556

39.236197

5.22

116076

221345

 
β

Aql

Alshain

HR 7602

298.828304

6.406763

3.71

98036

188512

 
α

Aql

Altair

HR 7557

297.695827

8.868321

0.76

97649

187642

 
ξ

Aql

Libertas

HR 7595

298.562008

8.461453

4.71

97938

188310

 
γ

Aql

Tarazed

HR 7525

296.564915

10.613262

2.72

97278

186791

 
ε

Aqr

Albali

HR 7950

311.918969

-9.495775

3.78

102618

198001

 
θ

Aqr

Ancha

HR 8499

334.208485

-7.783291

4.17

110003

211391

 
γ

Aqr

Sadachbia

HR 8518

335.414064

-1.387334

3.86

110395

212061

 
α

Aqr

Sadalmelik

HR 8414

331.445983

-0.319849

2.95

109074

209750

 
β

Aqr

Sadalsuud

HR 8232

322.889715

-5.571176

2.90

106278

204867

 
κ

Aqr

Situla

HR 8610

339.439084

-4.228056

5.04

111710

214376

 
δ

Aqr

Skat

HR 8709

343.662556

-15.820827

3.27

113136

216627

 
μ

Ara

Cervantes

HR 6585

266.036255

-51.834051

5.15

86796

160691

 
δ

Ari

Botein

HR 951

47.907356

19.726674

4.35

14838

19787

 
α

Ari

Hamal

HR 617

31.793357

23.462418

2.01

9884

12929

 
γ1

Ari

Mesarthim

HR 546

28.382560

19.293852

4.75

8832

11502

 
β

Ari

Sheratan

HR 553

28.660046

20.808031

2.64

8903

11636

 
α

Aur

Capella

HR 1708

79.172328

45.997991

0.08

24608

34029

 
β

Aur

Menkalinan

HR 2088

89.882179

44.947433

1.90

28360

40183

 
μ1

Boo

Alkalurops

HR 5733

231.122618

37.377169

4.31

75411

137391

 
α

Boo

Arcturus

HR 5340

213.915300

19.182409

-0.05

69673

124897

 
ε

Boo

Izar

HR 5506

221.246763

27.074207

2.35

72105

129988

 
38

Boo

Merga

HR 5533

222.327791

46.116206

5.76

72487

130945

 
η

Boo

Muphrid

HR 5235

208.671161

18.397717

2.68

67927

121370

 
β

Boo

Nekkar

HR 5602

225.486510

40.390567

3.49

73555

133208

 
γ

Boo

Seginus

HR 5435

218.019466

38.308251

3.04

71075

127762

 
ε

CMa

Adhara

HR 2618

104.656453

-28.972086

1.50

33579

52089

 
η

CMa

Aludra

HR 2827

111.023760

-29.303106

2.45

35904

58350

 
ζ

CMa

Furud

HR 2282

95.078300

-30.063367

3.02

30122

44402

 
β

CMa

Mirzam

HR 2294

95.674939

-17.955919

1.98

30324

44743

 
γ

CMa

Muliphein

HR 2657

105.939554

-15.633286

4.11

34045

53244

 
α

CMa

Sirius

HR 2491

101.287155

-16.716116

-1.44

32349

48915

 
δ

CMa

Wezen

HR 2693

107.097850

-26.393200

1.83

34444

54605

 
β

CMi

Gomeisa

HR 2845

111.787674

8.289316

2.89

36188

58715

 
α

CMi

Procyon

HR 2943

114.825493

5.224993

0.40

37279

61421

 
β

CVn

Chara

HR 4785

188.435603

41.357479

4.24

61317

109358

 
α2

CVn

Cor Caroli

HR 4915

194.006943

38.318376

2.89

63125

112413

 
-

Cam

Tonatiuh

HR 4609

181.312995

76.905735

5.80

58952

104985

 
α2

Cap

Algedi

HR 7754

304.513566

-12.544852

3.58

100064

192947

 
β1

Cap

Dabih

HR 7776

305.252803

-14.781405

3.05

100345

193495

 
γ

Cap

Nashira

HR 8278

325.022735

-16.662308

3.69

106985

206088

 
ι

Car

Aspidiske

HR 3699

139.272529

-59.275232

2.21

45556

80404

 
ε

Car

Avior

HR 3307

125.628480

-59.509484

1.86

41037

71129

 
α

Car

Canopus

HR 2326

95.987958

-52.695661

-0.62

30438

45348

 
β

Car

Miaplacidus

HR 3685

138.299906

-69.717208

1.67

45238

80007

 
β

Cas

Caph

HR 21

2.294522

59.149781

2.28

746

432

 
δ

Cas

Ruchbah

HR 403

21.453964

60.235284

2.66

6686

8538

 
α

Cas

Schedar

HR 168

10.126838

56.537331

2.24

3179

3712

 
β

Cen

Hadar

HR 5267

210.955856

-60.373035

0.61

68702

122451

 
θ

Cen

Menkent

HR 5288

211.670617

-36.369958

2.06

68933

123139

 
α

Cen A

Rigil Kentaurus

HR 5459

219.902066

-60.833975

-0.01

71683

128620

 
α

Cen C

Proxima Centauri

GJ 551

217.428953

-62.679484

11.01

70890

999999

 
α

Cep

Alderamin

HR 8162

319.644885

62.585574

2.45

105199

203280

 
β

Cep

Alfirk

HR 8238

322.164987

70.560715

3.23

106032

205021

 
γ

Cep

Errai

HR 8974

354.836655

77.632313

3.21

116727

222404

 
ξ

Cep

Kurhah

HR 8417

330.947724

64.627971

4.26

108917

209790

 
ζ

Cet

Baten Kaitos

HR 539

27.865137

-10.335044

3.74

8645

11353

 
β

Cet

Diphda

HR 188

10.897379

-17.986606

2.04

3419

4128

 
α

Cet

Menkar

HR 911

45.569885

4.089737

2.54

14135

18884

 
ο

Cet

Mira

HR 681

34.836617

-2.977640

6.47

10826

14386

 
α

Cnc

Acubens

HR 3572

134.621740

11.857687

4.26

44066

76756

 
δ

Cnc

Asellus Australis

HR 3461

131.171248

18.154309

3.94

42911

74442

 
γ

Cnc

Asellus Borealis

HR 3449

130.821442

21.468501

4.66

42806

74198

 
55

Cnc

Copernicus

HR 3522

133.149212

28.330820

5.95

43587

75732

 
ζ1

Cnc

Tegmine

HR 3208

123.053160

17.647821

4.67

40167

68255

 
α

Col

Phact

HR 1956

84.912254

-34.074110

2.65

26634

37795

 
β

Col

Wazn

HR 2040

87.739968

-35.768310

3.12

27628

39425

 
α

CrB

Alphecca

HR 5793

233.671950

26.714693

2.22

76267

139006

 
β

CrB

Nusakan

HR 5747

231.957211

29.105699

3.66

75695

137909

 
α

Crt

Alkes

HR 4287

164.943604

-18.298783

4.08

53740

95272

 
γ

Cru

Gacrux

HR 4763

187.791498

-57.113213

1.59

61084

108903

 
β

Cru

Mimosa

HR 4853

191.930263

-59.688764

1.25

62434

111123

 
α

Cru Aa

Acrux

HR 4730

186.649563

-63.099093

1.33

60718

108248

 
α

Crv

Alchiba

HR 4623

182.103402

-24.728875

4.02

59199

105452

 
δ

Crv

Algorab

HR 4757

187.466063

-16.515431

2.94

60965

108767

 
γ

Crv

Gienah

HR 4662

183.951543

-17.541929

2.58

59803

106625

 
β1

Cyg

Albireo

HR 7417

292.680351

27.959692

3.05

95947

183912

 
π1

Cyg

Azelfafage

HR 8301

325.523602

51.189623

4.69

107136

206672

 
α

Cyg

Deneb

HR 7924

310.357980

45.280339

1.25

102098

197345

 
γ

Cyg

Sadr

HR 7796

305.557091

40.256679

2.23

100453

194093

 
18

Del

Musica

HR 8030

314.608058

10.839286

5.48

103527

199665

 
β

Del

Rotanev

HR 7882

309.387235

14.595115

3.64

101769

196524

 
α

Del

Sualocin

HR 7906

309.909530

15.912073

3.77

101958

196867

 
δ

Dra

Altais

HR 7310

288.138750

67.661541

3.07

94376

180711

 
ι

Dra

Edasich

HR 5744

231.232396

58.966063

3.29

75458

137759

 
γ

Dra

Eltanin

HR 6705

269.151541

51.488896

2.24

87833

164058

 
42

Dra

Fafnir

HR 6945

276.496406

65.563480

4.82

90344

170693

 
ξ

Dra

Grumium

HR 6688

268.382207

56.872646

3.73

87585

163588

 
β

Dra

Rastaban

HR 6536

262.608174

52.301389

2.79

85670

159181

 
α

Dra

Thuban

HR 5291

211.097291

64.375851

3.67

68756

123299

 
α

Equ

Kitalpha

HR 8131

318.955949

5.247865

3.92

104987

202447

 
θ

Eri

Acamar

HR 897

44.565311

-40.304672

2.88

13847

18622

 
α

Eri

Achernar

HR 472

24.428523

-57.236753

0.45

7588

10144

 
η

Eri

Azha

HR 874

44.106873

-8.898145

3.89

13701

18322

 
ο1

Eri

Beid

HR 1298

62.966415

-6.837580

4.04

19587

26574

 
β

Eri

Cursa

HR 1666

76.962440

-5.086446

2.78

23875

33111

 
ο2

Eri

Keid

HR 1325

63.817999

-7.652872

4.43

19849

26965

 
ε

Eri

Ran

HR 1084

53.232687

-9.458259

3.73

16537

22049

 
γ

Eri

Zaurak

HR 1231

59.507360

-13.508516

2.97

18543

25025

 
ζ

Eri

Zibal

HR 984

48.958436

-8.819731

4.80

15197

20320

 
γ

Gem

Alhena

HR 2421

99.427960

16.399280

1.93

31681

47105

 
α

Gem

Castor

HR 2891

113.649428

31.888276

1.98

36850

60179

 
ε

Gem

Mebsuta

HR 2473

100.983026

25.131127

3.06

32246

48329

 
ζ

Gem

Mekbuda

HR 2650

106.027215

20.570295

4.01

34088

52973

 
β

Gem

Pollux

HR 2990

116.328958

28.026199

1.16

37826

62509

 
η

Gem

Propus

HR 2216

93.719405

22.506794

3.31

29655

42995

 
δ

Gem

Wasat

HR 2777

110.030749

21.982316

3.50

35550

56986

 
α

Gru

Alnair

HR 8425

332.058270

-46.960974

1.73

109268

209952

 
β

Her

Kornephoros

HR 6148

247.554998

21.489611

2.78

80816

148856

 
λ

Her

Maasym

HR 6526

262.684626

26.110645

4.41

85693

158899

 
-

Her

Ogma

HD 149026

247.623409

38.347311

8.16

80838

149026

 
α1

Her

Rasalgethi

HR 6406

258.661910

14.390333

3.37

84345

156014

 
δ

Her

Sarin

HR 6410

258.757963

24.839204

3.12

84379

156164

 
α

Hya

Alphard

HR 3748

141.896847

-8.658602

1.99

46390

81797

 
ζ

Leo

Adhafera

HR 4031

154.172567

23.417312

3.43

50335

89025

 
γ1

Leo

Algieba

HR 4057

154.993144

19.841489

2.61

50583

89484

 
θ

Leo

Chertan

HR 4359

168.560019

15.429571

3.33

54879

97633

 
β

Leo

Denebola

HR 4534

177.264910

14.572058

2.14

57632

102647

 
μ

Leo

Rasalas

HR 3905

148.190903

26.006953

3.88

48455

85503

 
α

Leo

Regulus

HR 3982

152.092962

11.967209

1.36

49669

87901

 
ο

Leo

Subra

HR 3852

145.287640

9.892308

3.52

47508

83808

 
δ

Leo

Zosma

HR 4357

168.527089

20.523718

2.56

54872

97603

 
α

Lep

Arneb

HR 1865

83.182567

-17.822289

2.58

25985

36673

 
β

Lep

Nihal

HR 1829

82.061346

-20.759441

2.81

25606

36079

 
α2

Lib

Zubenelgenubi

HR 5531

222.719638

-16.041777

2.75

72622

130841

 
β

Lib

Zubeneschamali

HR 5685

229.251724

-9.382914

2.61

74785

135742

 
β

Lyr

Sheliak

HR 7106

282.519978

33.362668

3.52

92420

174638

 
γ

Lyr

Sulafat

HR 7178

284.735928

32.689557

3.25

93194

176437

 
α

Lyr

Vega

HR 7001

279.234735

38.783689

0.03

91262

172167

 
β

Oph

Cebalrai

HR 6603

265.868136

4.567300

2.76

86742

161096

 
λ

Oph

Marfik

HR 6149

247.728453

1.983888

3.82

80883

148857

 
α

Oph

Rasalhague

HR 6556

263.733627

12.560035

2.08

86032

159561

 
η

Oph

Sabik

HR 6378

257.594529

-15.724907

2.43

84012

155125

 
ε

Oph

Yed Posterior

HR 6075

244.580374

-4.692510

3.23

79882

146791

 
δ

Oph

Yed Prior

HR 6056

243.586411

-3.694323

2.73

79593

146051

 
ε

Ori

Alnilam

HR 1903

84.053389

-1.201919

1.69

26311

37128

 
ζ

Ori

Alnitak

HR 1948

85.189694

-1.942574

1.74

26727

37742

 
γ

Ori

Bellatrix

HR 1790

81.282764

6.349703

1.64

25336

35468

 
α

Ori

Betelgeuse

HR 2061

88.792939

7.407064

0.45

27989

39801

 
λ

Ori

Meissa

HR 1879

83.784486

9.934156

3.39

26207

36861

 
δ

Ori

Mintaka

HR 1852

83.001667

-0.299095

2.25

25930

36486

 
β

Ori

Rigel

HR 1713

78.634467

-8.201638

0.18

24436

34085

 
κ

Ori

Saiph

HR 2004

86.939120

-9.669605

2.07

27366

38771

 
α

Pav

Peacock

HR 7790

306.411904

-56.735090

1.94

100751

193924

 
γ

Peg

Algenib

HR 39

3.308963

15.183594

2.83

1067

886

 
θ

Peg

Biham

HR 8450

332.549939

6.197863

3.52

109427

210418

 
ε

Peg

Enif

HR 8308

326.046484

9.875009

2.38

107315

206778

 
51

Peg

Helvetios

HR 8729

344.366583

20.768831

5.49

113357

217014

 
ζ

Peg

Homam

HR 8634

340.365503

10.831363

3.41

112029

214923

 
α

Peg

Markab

HR 8781

346.190223

15.205267

2.49

113963

218045

 
η

Peg

Matar

HR 8650

340.750579

30.221244

2.93

112158

215182

 
μ

Peg

Sadalbari

HR 8684

342.500809

24.601577

3.51

112748

216131

 
β

Peg

Scheat

HR 8775

345.943572

28.082785

2.44

113881

217906

 
β

Per

Algol

HR 936

47.042215

40.955648

2.09

14576

19356

 
ο

Per

Atik

HR 1131

56.079720

32.288240

3.84

17448

23180

 
ξ

Per

Menkib

HR 1228

59.741253

35.791032

3.98

18614

24912

 
α

Per

Mirfak

HR 1017

51.080709

49.861179

1.79

15863

20902

 
α

Phe

Ankaa

HR 99

6.570939

-42.306084

2.40

2081

2261

 
α

PsA

Fomalhaut

HR 8728

344.412693

-29.622237

1.17

113368

216956

 
α

Psc

Alrescha

HR 596

30.511772

2.763735

3.82

9487

12446

 
ζ

Pup

Naos

HR 3165

120.896031

-40.003148

2.21

39429

66811

 
ρ

Pup

Tureis

HR 3185

121.886037

-24.304324

2.83

39757

67523

 
β1

Sco

Acrab

HR 5984

241.359300

-19.805453

2.56

78820

144217

 
α

Sco

Antares

HR 6134

247.351915

-26.432003

1.06

80763

148478

 
δ

Sco

Dschubba

HR 5953

240.083359

-22.621710

2.29

78401

143275

 
υ

Sco

Lesath

HR 6508

262.690979

-37.295813

2.70

85696

158408

 
θ

Sco

Sargas

HR 6553

264.329711

-42.997824

1.86

86228

159532

 
λ

Sco

Shaula

HR 6527

263.402167

-37.103824

1.62

85927

158926

 
θ1

Ser

Alya

HR 7141

284.054949

4.203602

4.62

92946

175638

 
α

Ser

Unukalhai

HR 5854

236.066976

6.425629

2.63

77070

140573

 
α

Sge

Sham

HR 7479

295.024133

18.013891

4.39

96757

185758

 
γ

Sgr

Alnasl

HR 6746

271.452025

-30.424100

2.98

88635

165135

 
β2

Sgr

Arkab Posterior

HR 7343

290.804740

-44.799779

4.27

95294

181623

 
β1

Sgr

Arkab Prior

HR 7337

290.659551

-44.458959

3.96

95241

181454

 
ζ

Sgr

Ascella

HR 7194

285.653043

-29.880063

2.60

93506

176687

 
ε

Sgr

Kaus Australis

HR 6879

276.042993

-34.384616

1.79

90185

169022

 
λ

Sgr

Kaus Borealis

HR 6913

276.992668

-25.421701

2.82

90496

169916

 
δ

Sgr

Kaus Media

HR 6859

275.248508

-29.828104

2.72

89931

168454

 
σ

Sgr

Nunki

HR 7121

283.816360

-26.296724

2.05

92855

175191

 
α

Sgr

Rukbat

HR 7348

290.971570

-40.615940

3.96

95347

181869

 
ε

Tau

Ain

HR 1409

67.154163

19.180435

3.53

20889

28305

 
η

Tau

Alcyone

HR 1165

56.871152

24.105136

2.85

17702

23630

 
α

Tau

Aldebaran

HR 1457

68.980163

16.509302

0.87

21421

29139

 
21

Tau

Asterope

HR 1151

56.476987

24.554512

5.76

17579

23432

 
27

Tau

Atlas

HR 1178

57.290597

24.053415

3.62

17847

23850

 
16

Tau

Celaeno

HR 1140

56.200893

24.289468

5.45

17489

23288

 
17

Tau

Electra

HR 1142

56.218904

24.113336

3.72

17499

23302

 
β

Tau

Elnath

HR 1791

81.572971

28.607452

1.65

25428

35497

 
20

Tau

Maia

HR 1149

56.456695

24.367751

3.87

17573

23408

 
23

Tau

Merope

HR 1156

56.581552

23.948348

4.14

17608

23480

 
28

Tau

Pleione

HR 1180

57.296738

24.136710

5.05

17851

23862

 
19

Tau

Taygeta

HR 1145

56.302063

24.467270

4.30

17531

23338

 
α

TrA

Atria

HR 6217

252.166229

-69.027712

1.91

82273

150798

 
α

Tri

Mothallah

HR 544

28.270450

29.578826

3.42

8796

11443

 
80

UMa

Alcor

HR 5062

201.306403

54.987954

3.99

65477

116842

 
ε

UMa

Alioth

HR 4905

193.507290

55.959823

1.76

62956

112185

 
η

UMa

Alkaid

HR 5191

206.885157

49.313267

1.85

67301

120315

 
ξ

UMa

Alula Australis

HR 4375

169.545423

31.529161

4.41

55203

98231

 
ν

UMa

Alula Borealis

HR 4377

169.619737

33.094305

3.49

55219

98262

 
47

UMa

Chalawan

HR 4277

164.866553

40.430256

5.03

53721

95128

 
α

UMa

Dubhe

HR 4301

165.931965

61.751035

1.81

54061

95689

 
-

UMa

Intercrus

HR 3743

142.166618

45.601482

5.41

46471

81688

 
δ

UMa

Megrez

HR 4660

183.856503

57.032615

3.32

59774

106591

 
β

UMa

Merak

HR 4295

165.460319

56.382426

2.34

53910

95418

 
ζ

UMa

Mizar

HR 5054

200.981429

54.925362

2.23

65378

116656

 
ο

UMa

Muscida

HR 3323

127.566128

60.718170

3.35

41704

71369

 
γ

UMa

Phecda

HR 4554

178.457679

53.694758

2.41

58001

103287

 
ι

UMa

Talitha

HR 3569

134.801890

48.041826

3.12

44127

76644

 
μ

UMa

Tania Australis

HR 4069

155.582250

41.499519

3.06

50801

89758

 
λ

UMa

Tania Borealis

HR 4033

154.274095

42.914356

3.45

50372

89021

 
β

UMi

Kochab

HR 5563

222.676357

74.155504

2.07

72607

131873

 
γ

UMi

Pherkad

HR 5735

230.182150

71.834017

3.00

75097

137422

 
α

UMi

Polaris

HR 424

37.954561

89.264109

1.97

11767

8890

 
δ

UMi

Yildun

HR 6789

263.054126

86.586462

4.35

85822

166205

 
λ

Vel

Suhail

HR 3634

136.998993

-43.432589

2.23

44816

78647

 
-

Vir

Lich

PSR B1257+12

195.012701

12.682417

-

-

-

 
γ

Vir

Porrima

HR 4825

190.415181

-1.449373

2.74

61941

110379

 
α

Vir

Spica

HR 5056

201.298247

-11.161319

0.98

65474

116658

 
ι

Vir

Syrma

HR 5338

214.003623

-6.000545

4.07

69701

124850

 
ε

Vir

Vindemiatrix

HR 4932

195.544157

10.959149

2.85

63608

113226

 
η

Vir

Zaniah

HR 4689

184.976476

-0.666793

3.89

60129

107259

 
β

Vir

Zavijava

HR 4540

177.673826

1.764717

3.59

57757

102870

 
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