Table of stars with Bayer designations

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This table lists those stars/objects which have Bayer designations. The name given is that of the article if it does not reflect the Bayer designation (e.g. Aldebaran instead of Alpha Tauri). Abbreviations are used in other cases.

Table[edit]

Andromeda–Auriga[edit]

α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ σ τ υ φ χ ψ ω a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q
And α And[n 1] β And γ And δ And ε And ζ And η And θ And ι And κ And λ And μ And ν And ξ And ο And π And ρ And σ And τ And υ And φ And χ And ψ And ω And b And c And A And
Ant α Ant δ Ant ε Ant ζ1 Ant
ζ2 Ant
η Ant θ Ant ι Ant
Aps α Aps β Aps γ Aps δ1 Aps
δ2 Aps
ε Aps ζ Aps η Aps θ Aps ι Aps κ1 Aps
κ2 Aps
Aqr α Aqr β Aqr γ Aqr δ Aqr ε Aqr ζ1 Aqr
ζ2 Aqr
η Aqr θ Aqr ι Aqr κ Aqr λ Aqr μ Aqr ν Aqr ξ Aqr ο Aqr π Aqr ρ Aqr σ Aqr τ1 Aqr
τ2 Aqr
υ Aqr φ Aqr χ Aqr ψ1 Aqr
ψ2 Aqr
ψ3 Aqr
ω1 Aqr
ω2 Aqr
b1 Aqr
b2 Aqr
b3 Aqr
c1 Aqr
c2 Aqr
c3 Aqr
d Aqr e Aqr f Aqr g1 Aqr
g2 Aqr
h Aqr i1 Aqr
i2 Aqr
i3 Aqr
k Aqr A1 Aqr
A2 Aqr
Aql Altair β Aql γ Aql δ Aql ε Aql ζ Aql η Aql θ Aql ι Aql κ Aql λ Aql μ Aql ν Aql ξ Aql ο Aql π Aql ρ Aql[n 2] σ Aql τ Aql υ Aql φ Aql χ Aql ψ Aql ω1 Aql
ω2 Aql
b Aql c Aql d Aql e Aql f Aql g Aql h Aql i Aql l Aql A Aql
Ara α Ara β Ara γ Ara δ Ara ε1 Ara
ε2 Ara
ζ Ara η Ara θ Ara ι Ara κ Ara λ Ara μ Ara ν1 Ara
ν2 Ara
π Ara ρ1 Ara
ρ2 Ara
σ Ara
Ari α Ari β Ari γ Ari δ Ari ε Ari ζ Ari η Ari θ Ari ι Ari κ Ari λ Ari μ Ari ν Ari ξ Ari[n 3] ο Ari π Ari ρ1 Ari
ρ2 Ari
ρ3 Ari
σ Ari τ1 Ari
τ2 Ari
c Ari
Aur Capella β Aur δ Aur ε Aur ζ Aur η Aur θ Aur ι Aur κ Aur λ Aur μ Aur ν Aur ξ Aur ο Aur π Aur ρ Aur σ Aur τ Aur υ Aur φ Aur χ Aur ψ1 Aur
ψ2 Aur
ψ3 Aur
ψ4 Aur
ψ5 Aur
ψ6 Aur
ψ7 Aur
ψ8 Aur
ψ9 Aur
ψ10 Aur[n 4]
ω Aur

Boötis–Capricornus[edit]

Carina–Columba[edit]

α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ σ τ υ φ χ ψ ω a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q
Car Canopus β Car ε Car η Car θ Car ι Car υ Car χ Car ω Car a Car b1 Car
b2 Car
c Car d Car e1 Car
e2 Car
f Car g Car h Car i Car k Car l Car m Car p Car q Car r Car s Car t1 Car
t2 Car
u Car w Car x Car y Car z1 Car
z2 Car
A Car B Car C Car D Car E Car G Car H Car I Car K Car L Car M Car N Car O Car P Car Q Car
Cas α Cas β Cas γ Cas δ Cas ε Cas ζ Cas η Cas θ Cas ι Cas κ Cas λ Cas μ Cas ν Cas ξ Cas ο Cas π Cas ρ Cas σ Cas τ Cas υ1 Cas
υ2 Cas
φ Cas χ Cas ψ Cas ω Cas A Cas
Cen α1 Cen
α2 Cen
β Cen γ Cen δ Cen ε Cen ζ Cen η Cen θ Cen ι Cen κ Cen λ Cen μ Cen ν Cen ξ1 Cen
ξ2 Cen
ο1 Cen
ο2 Cen
π Cen ρ Cen σ Cen τ Cen υ1 Cen
υ2 Cen
φ Cen χ Cen ψ Cen (ω Cen) a Cen b Cen c1 Cen
c2 Cen
d Cen e Cen f Cen g Cen h Cen i Cen j Cen k Cen l Cen m Cen n Cen p Cen r Cen u Cen v Cen w Cen x1 Cen
x2 Cen
y Cen z Cen A Cen B Cen C1 Cen
C2 Cen
C3 Cen
D Cen E Cen F Cen G Cen H Cen J Cen K Cen M Cen N Cen Q Cen
Cep α Cep β Cep γ Cep δ Cep ε Cep ζ Cep η Cep θ Cep ι Cep κ Cep λ Cep μ Cep ν Cep ξ Cep ο Cep π Cep ρ1 Cep
ρ2 Cep
Cet α Cet β Cet γ Cet δ Cet ε Cet ζ Cet η Cet θ Cet ι Cet κ1 Cet[n 6]
κ2 Cet
λ Cet μ Cet ν Cet ξ1 Cet
ξ2 Cet
Mira
Mira B
π Cet ρ Cet σ Cet τ Cet υ1 Cet
υ2 Cet
φ1 Cet
φ2 Cet
φ3 Cet
φ4 Cet
χ Cet
Cha α Cha β Cha γ Cha δ1 Cha
δ2 Cha
ε Cha ζ Cha η Cha θ Cha ι Cha κ Cha λ Cha μ1 Cha
μ2 Cha
ν Cha π Cha
Cir α Cir β Cir γ Cir δ Cir ε Cir ζ Cir η Cir θ Cir
Col α Col β Col γ Col δ Col ε Col η Col θ Col κ Col λ Col μ Col ν1 Col
ν2 Col
ξ Col ο Col π1 Col
π2 Col
σ Col

Coma Berenices–Delphinus[edit]

Dorado–Hercules[edit]

α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ σ τ υ φ χ ψ ω a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q
Dor α Dor β Dor γ Dor δ Dor ε Dor ζ Dor η1 Dor
η2 Dor
θ Dor κ Dor λ Dor ν Dor π1 Dor
π2 Dor
Dra Thuban β Dra γ Dra δ Dra ε Dra ζ Dra η Dra θ Dra ι Dra κ Dra λ Dra μ Dra ν Dra ξ Dra ο Dra π Dra ρ Dra σ Dra τ Dra υ Dra φ Dra χ Dra ψ Dra ω Dra b Dra c Dra d Dra e Dra f Dra g Dra h Dra i Dra A Dra
Equ α Equ β Equ γ Equ δ Equ ε Equ ζ Equ λ Equ
Eri Achernar β Eri γ Eri δ Eri ε Eri ζ Eri η Eri θ Eri ι Eri κ Eri λ Eri μ Eri ν Eri ξ Eri ο Eri
ο2 Eri
π Eri ρ1 Eri
ρ2 Eri
ρ3 Eri
τ1 Eri
τ2 Eri
τ3 Eri
τ4 Eri
τ5 Eri
τ6 Eri
τ7 Eri
τ8 Eri
τ9 Eri
υ1 Eri
υ2 Eri
υ3 Eri
υ4 Eri
φ Eri χ Eri ψ Eri ω Eri b Eri c Eri d Eri e Eri f Eri A
f Eri B
g Eri h Eri i Eri l Eri p Eri q1 Eri
q2 Eri
r Eri s Eri u Eri v Eri w Eri y Eri z Eri A Eri
For α For β For γ1 For
γ2 For
δ For ε For ζ For η1 For
η2 For
η3 For
ι1 For
ι2 For
κ For λ1 For
λ2 For
μ For ν For π For ρ For σ For τ For υ For φ For χ1 For
χ2 For
χ3 For
ψ For ω For
Gem Castor Pollux γ Gem δ Gem ε Gem ζ Gem η Gem θ Gem ι Gem κ Gem λ Gem μ Gem ν Gem ξ Gem ο Gem π Gem ρ Gem σ Gem τ Gem υ Gem φ Gem χ Gem ψ Gem ω Gem b Gem c Gem d Gem e Gem f Gem g Gem A Gem
Gru α Gru β Gru γ Gru δ1 Gru
δ2 Gru
ε Gru ζ Gru η Gru θ Gru ι Gru κ Gru λ Gru μ1 Gru
μ2 Gru
ν Gru ξ Gru ο Gru π1 Gru
π2 Gru
ρ Gru σ1 Gru
σ2 Gru
τ1 Gru
τ2 Gru
τ3 Gru
υ Gru φ Gru
Her α Her β Her γ Her δ Her ε Her ζ Her η Her θ Her ι Her κ Her λ Her μ Her ν Her ξ Her ο Her π Her ρ Her σ Her τ Her υ Her φ Her χ Her ω Her b Her c Her d Her e Her f Her g Her h Her i Her k Her l Her m Her n Her o Her q Her r Her s Her t Her u Her w Her x Her y Her z Her A Her

Horologium–Lepus[edit]

Libra–Musca[edit]

Norma–Phoenix[edit]

α β γ δ ε ζ η θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π ρ σ τ υ φ χ ψ ω a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q
Nor γ1 Nor
γ2 Nor
δ Nor ε Nor ζ Nor η Nor θ Nor ι1 Nor
ι2 Nor
κ Nor λ Nor μ Nor
Oct α Oct β Oct γ1 Oct
γ2 Oct
γ3 Oct
δ Oct ε Oct ζ Oct η Oct θ Oct ι Oct κ Oct λ Oct μ1 Oct
μ2 Oct
μ Oct ξ Oct ο Oct π1 Oct
π2 Oct
ρ Oct σ Oct τ Oct υ Oct φ Oct χ Oct ψ Oct ω Oct
Oph α Oph β Oph γ Oph δ Oph ε Oph ζ Oph η Oph θ Oph ι Oph κ Oph λ Oph μ Oph ν Oph ξ Oph ο Oph ρ Oph σ Oph τ Oph υ Oph φ Oph χ Oph ψ Oph ω Oph b Oph c Oph d Oph[n 8] e Oph f Oph p Oph A Oph
Ori Betelgeuse Rigel γ Ori δ Ori ε Ori ζ Ori η Ori θ1 Ori A
θ1 Ori B
θ1 Ori C
θ1 Ori D
θ2 Ori
ι Ori κ Ori λ Ori μ Ori ν Ori ξ Ori ο1 Ori
ο2 Ori
π1 Ori
π2 Ori
π3 Ori
π4 Ori
π5 Ori
π6 Ori
ρ Ori σ Ori τ Ori υ Ori φ Ori χ1 Ori
χ2 Ori
ψ Ori ω Ori b Ori c Ori d Ori e Ori f1 Ori
f2 Ori
g Ori h Ori i Ori k Ori l Ori m Ori n1 Ori
n2 Ori
o Ori p Ori A Ori
Pav α Pav β Pav γ Pav δ Pav ε Pav ζ Pav η Pav θ Pav ι Pav κ Pav λ Pav μ1 Pav
μ2 Pav
ν Pav ξ Pav ο Pav π Pav ρ Pav σ Pav τ Pav υ Pav φ1 Pav
φ2 Pav
ω Pav
Peg α Peg β Peg γ Peg ε Peg ζ Peg η Peg θ Peg ι Peg κ Peg λ Peg μ Peg μ Peg ξ Peg ο Peg π1 Peg
π2 Peg
ρ Peg σ Peg τ Peg υ Peg φ Peg χ Peg ψ Peg
Per α Per Algol γ Per δ Per ε Per ζ Per η Per θ Per ι Per κ Per λ Per μ Per ν Per ξ Per ο Per π Per ρ Per σ Per τ Per φ Per 7 Per[n 9] ψ Per ω Per b Per c Per d Per e Per f Per g Per 5 Per[n 10] i Per k per l Per m Per n Per o Per A Per
Phe α Phe β Phe γ Phe δ Phe ε Phe ζ Phe η Phe θ Phe ι Phe κ Phe λ1 Phe
λ2 Phe
μ Phe ν Phe ξ Phe π Phe ρ Phe σ Phe τ Phe υ Phe φ Phe χ Phe ψ Phe ω Phe

Pictor–Sagittarius[edit]

Scorpius–Triangulum[edit]

Triangulum Australe–Vulpecula[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Also designated Delta Pegasi (δ Peg, δ Pegasi) by Bayer, after Ptolemy – Bayer’s Uranometria and Bayer letters
  2. ^ Moved across the border from Aquila into the constellation Delphinus in 1992
  3. ^ Bayer also by mistake catalogued Xi Arietis under the name Psi Ceti (ψ Cet, ψ Ceti), which is no longer used – Bayer’s Uranometria and Bayer letters
  4. ^ Moved across the border from Auriga into the constellation Lynx
  5. ^ Also designated Psi Herculis (ψ Her, ψ Herculis) by Bayer, after Ptolemy – Uranometria and Bayer letters
  6. ^ Bayer also by mistake catalogued Kappa Ceti under the name g Tauri, which is no longer used – Bayer’s Uranometria and Bayer letters
  7. ^ Catalogued by Bayer as Gamma Scorpii (γ Sco, γ Scorpii), reassigned by Gould to Libra - Burnham, Robert (1978), Burnham's celestial handbook: an observer's guide to the universe beyond the Solar System, Dover Books on Astronomy 2 (2nd ed.), Courier Dover Publications, p. 1108, ISBN 0486235688. ; Wagman, Morton (2003), Lost Stars, McDonald & Woodward, ISBN 0939923785 
  8. ^ Lacaille's Theta Telescopii (θ Tel, θ Telescopii) was reassigned to Ophiuchus – Star Tales – Telescopium
  9. ^ Bayer's Chi Persei is NGC 884, the eastern cluster of the Double Cluster – Wagman, Morton (2003), Lost Stars, McDonald & Woodward, ISBN 0939923785 
  10. ^ Bayer's h Persei is NGC 869, the western cluster of the Double Cluster – Wagman, Morton (2003), Lost Stars, McDonald & Woodward, ISBN 0939923785 
  11. ^ Lacaille's Beta Telescopii (β Tel, β Telescopii) was reassigned to Sagittarius – Star Tales – Telescopium
  12. ^ Lacaille's Gamma Telescopii (γ Tel, γ Telescopii) was reassigned to Scorpius – Star Tales – Telescopium
  13. ^ Lacaille's Beta Normae (β Nor, β Normae) was reassigned to Scorpius – Star Tales – Norma
  14. ^ Lacaille's Alpha Normae (α Nor, α Normae) was reassigned to Scorpius – Star Tales – Norma
  15. ^ Also designated Gamma Aurigae (γ Aur, γ Aurigae) by Bayer, after Ptolemy – Bayer’s Uranometria and Bayer letters

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