Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects (Last update: 05-Dec-2018)
Result of query: info cati * alf$
Details on Acronym: * * (Star)
Write:<<* ggg CCC>>
<<* gggNN CCC>>
<<* NNN CCC>>
Object:* (SIMBAD class: Star)
Stat:is completely incorporated in SimbadNote:Bright stars. In SIMBAD only. To find the designation as in the literature, drop the first word (*). Format 'ggg CCC' where 'ggg' stands for greek letters, (ordered by decreasing brightness), from Bayer. Format 'NNN CCC' (numbers ordered by increasing RA), from Flamsteed.