Lists of stars


The following are lists of stars. These are astronomical objects that spend some portion of their existence generating energy through thermonuclear fusion.

By location

By name

By proximity

By physical characteristic

By variability or other factor

Other star listings

Other stars

The following is a list of particularly notable actual or hypothetical stars that have their own articles in Wikipedia, but are not included in the lists above.

See also


  • The Bright Star Catalog, Astronomical Data Center, NSSDC/ADC, 1991.
  • Astronomiches Rechen-Institut Heidelberg — ARICNS Database for Nearby Stars
  • Northern Arizona University database of nearby stars
  • SIMBAD Astronomical Database
  1. ^ Kelly, Patrick L.; et al. (2 April 2018). "Extreme magnification of an individual star at redshift 1.5 by a galaxy-cluster lens". Nature. 2 (4): 334–342. arXiv:1706.10279. Bibcode:2018NatAs...2..334K. doi:10.1038/s41550-018-0430-3.
  2. ^ Howell, Elizabeth (2 April 2018). "Rare Cosmic Alignment Reveals Most Distant Star Ever Seen". Retrieved 2 April 2018.

External links

  • International Astronomical Union: IAU
  • Sol Station — information on nearby and bright stars.