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The Astronomical A-List by Type

To find the information about an A-List object that you know by name click on the name to find a detailed descriptions of the A-List object together with a star chart showing its locations. This will also include other A-List objects within the same constellation.

Multiple star systems

Star with Planet

Variable Stars

Planetary Nebulae

Supernovae Remnants

Open Clusters

Globular Clusters

Diffuse nebulae

Dark nebulae