Stars Pronunciation Guide

Over 6000 stars are visible without optical aid. The brightest of these have been named.

NamePronunciationAlternative
  
AcamarAH-kuh-mar
AchernarAK-er-nar
AcruxA--krucks
AcubensACK-you-benz
Adharaad-HAR-a
Al Kaprahal-KAP-rah
Al Nairall-NAYR
Al Niyatall-NEE-yaht
Al Suhailall-soo-HAIL
Albaldahal-BAL-dah
Albireoal-BEE-ri-ohal-BYE-rio
Alchibaal-CHIH-ba
AlcorAL-kor
Alcyoneall-SYE--o-nee
Aldebaranal-DEB-ah ran
Alderaminal-DER-a-min
Aldhaferaal-da_FER-a
AlfirkAll-firk
Algedi (Al Giedi)all-JED-ee
Algenibal-JEN-nib
Algiebaal-GEE-bah
Algiebbaal-GEEB-bah
AlgolAL-gall
AlgorabALL-gor-ab
Alhenaal-HAY-nah
AliothAL-lee-oth
AlkaidAL-kade
Alkaluropsal-ka-LOOR-ops
AlmaazALL-maaz
AlmachALL-mahk
Alnaslall-NAH-zul
AlnilamALL-nil-ahm
AlnitakALL-nit-ahk
AlphardAL-fard
Alphecca, Gemmaal-FECK-ah, JEM-a
AlpheratzAL-fer-rats
Alrakisall-RAH-kiss
Alreschaall-RESH-ah
Alshainall-SHAIN
AltairAL-tair
AltaisALL-tays
Altarfal-TARF
Alterfal-TERF
Althalimain
Aludraal-UDE-rah
Alula Australisa-LOOL-ah ow-STRAH-liss
Alula Borealisa-LOOLah bor-ee-AH-liss
AlzirrALL-zirr
AnchaUNG-ka
AnkaaANG-kah
Antaresan-TAIR-ease
Arcturusarc-TOUR-russ
ArkabAR-kub
Arkab PosteriorAR-kub
Arkab PriorAR-kub PREE-or
ArnebAHR-neb
Ascellaah-SELL-a
Asellus Australisah-SELL-us ow-STRALICE
Asellus Borealisah-SELL-us bore-ee-AL-is
Asellus Primusah-SELL-us
Asellus Secundusah-SELL-us
Asellus Tertiusah-SELL-us
Asmidiskeass-mid-ISS-kee
Aspidiskeass-pid-ISS-kee
AtikAH-tik
AtlasAT-las
AtriaAH-tree-a
Auva
AviorAV-i-or
AzhaAH-za
Bahamba-HAHMalso Biham
Barnard's StarBARN-ards star
Baten KaitosBUT-en KYE-tos
BeidBYEDBEED
BellatrixBEL-la-trix
BetelgeuseBET-el-jooz
Boteinboh-TAYN
Canopuscan-OH-pus
Capellakah-PELL-ah
CaphKAF
CastorCASS-ter
CebalraiSEB-all-rye
Celaenoke-LAY-no
CharaCHAH-ra
Chertan, ChortKERT-ahn,
Cor Carolicore-ca-ROLE-ee
CursaCOOR-sahKER-sah
DabihDAH-bee
DenebDEN-ebb
Deneb AlgiediDEN-ebb al-JEE-dee
Deneb el OkabDEN-ebb
Deneb el OkabDEN-ebb
Deneb KaitosDEN-ebb KAY-tos
Denebolade-NEB-oh-la
DiademDYE-a-dem
DschubbaJOOB-a
DubheDOOB-huh
EdasichED-a-sick
Electrae-LEK-tra
ElnathEL-noth
EltaninEL-ta-nin
EnifEEN-if
Er Raier-RYE
Erakise-RAHK-is (mu Draconis)
FomalhautFO-mal-ohFOH-mal-owt
Furudfur-ROOD
GacruxGAK-kruks
GiausarJAW-sahr
GienahJEEN-ah
GirtabGIRR-tahb
Gomeisago-MAY-sah
GraffiasGRAH-fi-us
Grb 1618GROOM-bridge
Grb 1830"
GrumiumGROO-mi-um
HadarHAH-dahr
HamalHAM-alhah-MAHL
HanHAN
Hassaleh
Heze
Hoedus IHEE-dus
Hoedus IIHEE-dus
HomamHOH-mahm
IzarEYE-zar
JabbahJAB-bah
KaffalijidhmaKAFF-al-JID-mah
Kaus AustralisKOWSS ow-STRAH-liss
Kaus BorealisKOWSS bor-ee-AH-liss
Kaus MeridianalisKOWSS me-RID-i-an-AL-isalso Kaus Media
KeidKYEDKEED
Kitalphakit-AL-fa
KochabKOE-cab
Kornephoroscore-ne-FOR-uss
Kraz
KurhahKOOR-hah
La Superbala su-PURR-ba
Lacaille 8760la-KA-ya
Lacaille 9352la-KA-ya
Lalande 21185la-LAHND
LesathLAY-soth
MaiaMAH-ya
MarfikMAR-fick
MarkabMAR-kab
MatarMAH-tahr
Mebsutameb-SOO-tah
Megrezmeg-REZMEG-rez
MeissaMAY-sah
Mekbudamek-BOO-dah
Menkalinanmen-KAH-li-nan
Menkarmen-KAHR
Menkentmen-KENT
Menkibmen-KIB
MerakMER-ak
MeropeMER-o-pee
Mesarthimmess-AHR-timmess-ahr-TEEM
Miaplacidusmee--a-PLASS-id-uss
Mimosa, Becruxmim-OH-sah, BAY-cruks
MinkarMIN-kar
MintakaMIN-ta-ka
MiraMEE-ra
MirachMIRR-ahk
MirfakMERE-fak
MirzamMERE-zam
MizarMYE-zahr
MulipheinMOOL-if-ayn
MuphridMOO-frid
MuscidaMUSS-id-a
Nair al Saifnar-AL-safe
NaosNOWSS
Nashiranah-SHE-rah
NekkarNECK-ahr
Nihalnih-HALL
Nodus INOH-dus
NunkiNUN-kee
Nusakannoo-SAH-kahn
OphiuchusOaf-ih-YOU-kus
PhaetFEYE-et
PhecdaFEK-da
Pherkadferk-AHD
PleionePLAY-o-nee
Polarispoe-LAIR-ispoe-LAHR-is
PolluxPOL-lucks
Porrimapour-EE-mahPOR-rim-a
ProcyonPRO-see-on
Propus, Tejat PriorPRO-puss, TAY-zhaht PRYE-or
RasalasRAH-sa-luss
Rasalgethirah-sell-GAYTH-ee
RasalhagueRAHS-al-haig
RasalmothallahRAHS-al-MOTH-al-ah
RegulusREG-you-luss
RigelRYE-jel
Rigil KentaurusRYE-jel ken-TAW-russ
RotanevROH-ta-nev
RuchbahROOK-baht
RukbatROOK-baht
SabikSAH-bik
Sadachbiasah-DUCK-be-ah
Sadal Barisah-dul-BAH-ree
Sadal Meliksah-dul-MEL-ik
Sadal Suudsah-dul-su-OOD
SadrSADE-der
SaiphSAFE
SargasSAHR-goss
SarinSAHR-in
ScheatSHEE-at
SchedarSHED-er
SeginSEG-in
Seginusseg-EEN-us
ShaulaSHOWL-a
SheliakSHEL-ee-yak
SheratanSHARE-ah-tan
SiriusSEER-ee-us
SkatSKAHT
SpicaSPEE-kaSPY-ka
SteropeSTER-o-pee
Sualocinswah-LOH-sin
Suhail al Muhlifsoo-HALE-al-MOO-liff
SulafatSOOL-a-faht
SyrmaSIRM-a
TalithaTAH-lith-a
Tania AustralisTHA-ni-ya ow-STRAH-liss
Tania BorealisTHA-ni-ya bor-ee-AH-liss
TarazedTAHR-ah-zed
TaygetaTAY-get-a
Tegmineteg-MEEN-e
Tejat PosteriorTAY-zhaht pos-TER-i-o
ThubanTHOO-bahn
Trapezium1Atra-PEEZ-i-um
Trapezium1Btra-PEEZ-i-um
Trapezium1Ctra-PEEZ-i-um
Trapezium1Dtra-PEEZ-i-um
Unukalhaiuh-NOO-kul-lye
VegaVEY-gaVEE-ga
Vindemiatrixvin-de-mee-AY-tricksvin-de-my-AH-tricks
Wasatwah-SAHT
WaznWUZ-unalso Wezn
Wei
WesenWEZ-enalso Wezen
Yed PosteriorYED pos-TER-i-or
Yed PriorYED PRYE-orYED PREE-or
Zaniahzah-NYE-a
ZaurakZAW-rahk
Zavijavazah-vee-JAH-vah
ZosmaZOSS-mah
Zubenelakrabzoo-BEN-el-AK-rab
Zubenelgenubizoo-BEN-el-je-NEW-bee
Zubeneschamalizoo-BEN-ess-sha-MAH-lee

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