Bayer letters

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Johann Bayer (1572—1625)


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The system of identifying stars in a constellation by Greek letters according to their approximate order of brightness. They were introduced in 1603 by J. Bayer in his star atlas Uranometria.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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