Lists of astronomical objects

This is a list of lists, grouped by type of astronomical object.

Asteroid Ida with its own moonMimas, a natural satellite of Saturn
Comet LovejoyPlanet Jupiter, a gas giant
The Sun, a G-type starStar Sirius A with white dwarf companion Sirius BThe Crab Nebula, a remnant of a supernova explosion that was seen in the year 1054
Black hole (artist's animation)Vela pulsar, a rotating neutron star
Globular star cluster Messier 80 in the constellation ScorpiusThe Pleiades, an open star cluster
The Whirlpool galaxyGalaxy cluster Abel 2744
Map of filaments and voidsMap of galaxy superclusters and filaments
Selection of astronomical bodies and objects:
Notable astronomical objects and their known physical features.

Solar SystemEdit

Minor planets

Exoplanets and brown dwarfsEdit


Star constellationsEdit

Star clustersEdit



Satellite galaxies

Galaxy groups and clustersEdit

Black holesEdit

Other listsEdit

Astronomical cataloguesEdit

Map of astronomical objectsEdit

In this map of the Observable Universe, objects appear enlarged to show their shape. From left to right celestial bodies are arranged according to their proximity to the Earth. This horizontal (distance to Earth) scale is logarithmic.

See alsoEdit