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astronomical catalog

list of stars, usually according to position and magnitude (brightness) and, in some cases, other properties (e.g., spectral type) as well. Numerous catalogs and star atlases have been made, some of fundamental importance to stellar astronomy. A star may well appear in several catalogs and be assigned as many different designations.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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