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Name a star

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JessicaElizabeth JessicaElizabeth

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The official authority for naming stars is the IAU, which don't allow people to pay to name a star (companies that claim to name a star for a fee are actually a scam) The IAU hosted a vote a while back to name 20 stars/planets etc and I took part. Not all the names I selected were used, but some were so it's nice to know I helped to name something way out there in space! 

iamsambob iamsambob

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So, this is one that didn't take much effort on my part! I ended up with a gift voucher to name a star, so went for it What did I call the little guy? Sambob, of course! 

It did make me giggle when my certificate came. I feel like an actual Guardian of the Galaxy now ... next time you're venturing through space, please drop in and visit the Sambob star. 

ariadne.rendon ariadne.rendon

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When I had like 14 years, I was on a picnic in a river with all my family, the night appeared  and all was really dark, so there is when I decided to put myself on the green grass, then I saw at the dark sky and  I perceived the prettiest star I had ever seen in all  life, So I decided to named it Luciernagas, because it was really shine. 

Thrashlee Thrashlee

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Named a star after my mommy: Linda Irene Jacobs.

"My Angel on Earth"  

There are Angels God puts on this Earth Who care for us and guide us. You can feel their love and gentleness as they walk through life beside us.

They do great things for us every day they whisper in our ears, they even hold us in their hearts when we are filled with all our fears.

They are always there to give a hug and try to make us smile. They treat us with respect and love, they treat us like their child.

God blessed me with an Angel, I’m proud to call my own. She’s been with me throughout my life, been with me as I’ve grown.

She’s guided me the best she can, she’s taught me like no other, and I’m thankful I’m the lucky one who get’s to call her... MOTHER

PerrineismyBae PerrineismyBae

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The star I named a star for my girlfriend's birthday, I named her Perrine, She is places between two constellations : Andromeda and Pegasus. I gave her the name of my girlfriend because wherever I'll go, I just have to look up and see her shining in the all sky, she looks after me, as my girlfriend do, she's my angel.

samjoy.eugenio samjoy.eugenio

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I've named a star "Masasa" as this was my first camping under the stars.

Tiger_8557 Tiger_8557

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I found this site and it let me name a star for free and gave me the directions to find it in the sky. I named it Tiger8557.  

ann.morgancummings ann.morgancummings

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 Oh to have a star named after you! I remember a silly radio commerical selling packets to 'name a star'. you even got a certificate and everything. Of course, it was baloney, but the idea is novel.


So- it is done- already! Annie's Quest- on Staracle- woo hoo!

Tinkerbell1308 Tinkerbell1308

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The Unique Annis Star

sharoninostroza sharoninostroza

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Le puse el nombre de mi mamá a una estrella❤️


sguthreau sguthreau

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I named a star after my family. It's called, "The Marchak-Guthreau Family Star." I gave the package to my wife for Christmas, and the name is her married name, or both our last names. I made the dedication date the date of our wedding. In the note I wrote, "As long as the this star shines in the sky so will our family, it will shine just as bright for all eternity."


ngrubb ngrubb

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Samantha Noelle Grubb now has her own star in the sky:)

KaitySmith_ KaitySmith_

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My girlfriend named one for me for Valentines Day 2015 

shannon.castel shannon.castel

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REcieved it as a gift. But it has a name and it's mine <3

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im a nerd

Elaine1 Elaine1

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Naming my star as came! Now all I have to do is find it in the sky lol 

LisaC13 LisaC13

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I named a star after my daughter around the constellation of Aquarius.

chewbecca92 chewbecca92

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Sto'vo'Kohr. haha. In the Orion constellation


lallbob lallbob

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Named after my Wife 

namrata.mayur.patel namrata.mayur.patel

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 I named a star after my best friend for her 16th birthday to show her just how much I loved her!

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