Sesame searches an object by its name in Virtual observatory directories. If the name is recognised, Sesame returns ICRS coordinates (Right Ascension, Declination) of the object in degrees.
munipack sesame [.. options ..] "object name"
Sesame is a resolver of astronomical objects names under Virtual Observatory. This utility sends a HTTP query to a Virtual observatory server, and returns the coordinates by parsing of the answer.
The official Web interface for Sesame is provided by SIMBAD: basic query.
The command resolves coordinates of β Perseii:
$ munipack sesame "beta per" 47.04221856 40.95564667
Virtual Observatory, sesame documentation.