Star Data Pages

The star data pages provides detailed information about all stars of the Bright Star Catalogue, about different types of variable stars and selected double stars.
Each page contains the data of
  • The Bright Star Catalogue, 5th Revised Ed. (Preliminary Version) (Hoffleit+, 1991)
  • The SKY2000 - Master Star Catalog (Myers+ 1997)
  • The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog (SAO Staff 1966; USNO, ADC 1990)
  • The Washington Visual Double Star Catalog, 1996.0 (Worley+, 1996)
  • The 4th Catalog of Orbits of Visual Binaries (Worley+, 1983)
  • The Combined General Catalogue of Variable Stars (Vol. I-III) (Kholopov+ 1998)
as distributed by the Astronomical Data Center at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center:
position, proper motion, radial velocity, magnitude, spectral class, color index, catalogue references, double/multiple star system data, variability informations (min./max. brightness, period, type of variability) and more.

You can search for a single star by
  • it's proper name,
  • Bayer designation,
  • Flamsteed number,
  • HR number,
  • HD number,
  • SAO number or
  • FK5 number
or choose one of these categories:

generated by SIT - The Star Information Tool ((C) 2000 by alcyone software).