Star Data Lookup
The nearest star to Earth is the Sun which is a primary source of energy on planet Earth. Many other stars are visible in the night sky when they are not outshown by the Sun or obscured by light pollution and artifical light. The most prominent stars were used in human history to form the constellations that segment our sky with the brightest stars being given proper names. Stars are used as tools for navigation and have a lasting history through the periods of human existince.
Using the form below you can search some of the mainstream star catalogs for a specific star.
Star data and search provided by About The Stars.