Star Names
The following are a list of the star names in sorted alphabetical order. So if you're looking for an "S" name, this list makes it a little easier. Independent stars and constellations are shown with their name in boldface, with the number of stars in parentheses after the names


IDNameAlternate NamesConstellationMeaning
241PherkabUrsa Minorcalf
242Phoenix (2)Phoenicisthe phoenix
243PictorPictoristhe painter (or the easel)
244Pisces (3)Pisciumthe fish
245Piscis Austrinus (2)Piscis Austrinithe southern fish
246Pleadies (11)(a cluster within Taurus)
247PleionePleadiessailing queen (mother)
248PolarisUrsa Minorpole star
249PolluxGeminimuch wine / second twin
250PorrimaVirgo(Roman goddess of childbirth)
251PraecipulaLeo Minorprincipal star
252PrijipatiAurigaLord of Creation
253Primus HyadumTaurusfirst Hyad
254ProcyonCanis Minorbefore the dog
255PropusTejat priorGeminiforward foot
256Puppis (3)Puppisthe poop deck (of the Argo)
257PyxisPyxidisthe box, the compass or the Argo
258RanaEridanusfrog
259Ras AlgethiHerculeshead of the kneeling one
260Ras AlhagueOphiuchushead of the snake
261Ras ElasedLeohead of the lion
262RasalasLeohead of the lion
263RastabanDracohead of the snake
264RegulusCor Leonis / KalbLeoHeart of the Lion
265ReticulumReticulithe net (or the optical instrument)
266RigelOrionfoot
267Rigel KentaurusRigilkentCentaurusfoot of the centaur
268RotanevDelphinusVenator backwards
269RuchbaCygnushen's knee
270RuchbahRukbahCassiopeiaknee

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