The Bright Star Catalogue

5th Revised Ed. (Preliminary Version)
Hoffleit E.D., Warren Jr. W.H.
Astronomical Data Center, NSSDC/ADC (1991)

The Bright Star Catalogue presents comprehensive data for 9,096 stars down to magnitude 7.99.

Catalogue Read Me File

These lists presnt selected catalogue fields for all 9,096 stars. Some common names have been added. Distances in light years have been calculated from parallaxes. Note the size of these files. They may take a considerable time to load and display. Older computers may not be able to open these files.

        Catalogue [1.5 MB]
        Catalogue - Sorted by Distance [1.5 MB]
        Catalogue - Sorted by Visual Magnitude [1.5 MB]