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How To Buy A Star In The Sky !!LINK!!

By choosing our Traditional Star offer, you can adopt a real star in space! Even better, the star you name is one which can be seen anywhere on Earth, at any time of the year. Your star will always be with you!

how to buy a star in the sky

Buying a star in a constellation is an excellent option when it comes to naming a twinkling distant sun. Constellations are always much easier to remember and find, so choose your favorite star sign and name a part of the Zodiac.

We only offer the name of easily-visible stars to our customers. If you are in any way unhappy with the star you have named, you can ask us to name any other star for you. You also have the right to request a full refund for your purchase. You can easily find the stars you would like to adopt in our register, and we will send your Star Name Registration Certificate and Star Map immediately after purchase. We can also send these to you by email as digital copies if you need them immediately.

Thanks to our extensive shipping capabilities, we can send star name gift packages anywhere in the world. And if it is a last minute gift idea, you can also choose to instantly receive a digital Certificate of Star Name Registration by email.

Some commercial companies purport to allow you to name a star. Usually, for a few tens of dollars, they'll send you a fancy looking certificate and a chart from a star atlas showing the precise position of "your" star.

The only problem is that the star name that you purchased amounts to nothing more than a novelty; for your moniker is not officially recognized by any reputable astronomical or scientific institution.

Now admittedly, the name probably does exist in the ledger of the company that sent you that nice certificate, but if you named a star for, say, your Aunt Clara, don't bother visiting your local observatory and ask to have them show it to you; so far as they're concerned "Aunt Clara's Star" doesn't exist.

For many years, I served as the question-and-answer man at New York's Hayden Planetarium and over a roughly 20-year time span I probably answered literally thousands of questions about astronomy and its affiliated sciences. But whenever we got close to a holiday, the questions regarding the purchase of a star always precipitously increased.

"Some commercial enterprises purport to offer such services for a fee," the IAU explains on its website (opens in new tab). "However, such 'names' have no formal or official validity whatsoever. Similar rules on "buying" names apply to star clusters and galaxies as well."

As we get ready to transition from winter to spring, one of the smallest constellations is visible at the first light of dawn, about halfway up in the eastern sky: Delphinus, the Dolphin. It certainly attracted the attention of ancient watchers of the sky, for despite its tiny size and the fact that it only consists of faint stars they're very closely spaced and easily seen on dark, clear nights.

Two stars in the Delphinus diamond have rather enigmatic names: Sualocin (Alpha Delphini) and Rotanev (Beta Delphini). These names first appeared in the Palermo Star Catalog, published in 1814 by Giuseppe Piazzi, the director of the Palermo Observatory, and his assistant Niccolo Cacciatore.

In 1859, the English astronomer Thomas Webb (1807-1885) solved the mystery by reversing their letters, revealing the name of Nicolaus Venator, the Latinized form of Niccolo Cacciatore. But to this day nobody knows for sure whether it was Piazzi or Cacciatore himself who ultimately christened these two stars.

The Apollo spacecraft that took men to the moon were designed to operate under inertial guidance, with gyroscopes keeping them pointed in the right direction. But because the gyroscopes tended to drift, astronauts had to periodically recalibrate the system by sighting on known stars. There were 37 stars they used.

In later missions, these three maverick stars amazingly were accorded the same respect as celebrated ones like Sirius, Vega and Aldebaran. They even turned up on some official star maps that were published during the late 1960s and 1970s. In fact, from 1968 until 1993, these three stars could be found on the monthly star charts published in the centerfold of Sky & Telescope magazine.

Imagine the excitement of giving the gift that shines above all others. Naming a star is an extraordinary, once in a lifetime honor. International Star Registry has named over 3 million stars for royalty, dignitaries, celebrities, astronauts, and individuals worldwide.

"Name a star" is a meaningful memorial, gift of a lifetime, or a romantic gesture for your sweetheart. When you name a star for a loved one it will shine for eternity. Their personal star can sparkle overhead with stars named for some of the most famous people in the world!

We pioneered the concept of putting a name on a numbered star as a memorable gift in 1979. We've created a unique astronomy catalog matching the names of individuals with real stars in the sky. Ten volumes of our star catalog have been published since we began. Each unique star is named only once. We produce the only published and copyrighted catalog of named stars in the world. We are headquartered in the USA with offices worldwide.

We believe the stars overhead should be accessible to everyone. We have delivered the magic of the universe to millions of special people worldwide. Buying a star package makes the heavens available to everyone wishing to give the ultimate gift.

When you give a star package, the star names are permanently recorded in Your Place in the Cosmos. 10 volumes of this star catalog have been registered with the Copyright Office of the United States. Each star is named only once.

From the start, the unique gift of buying a star package through International Star Registry became an immediate international sensation. This catalog of stars is for the friends, family, dreamers, lovers, and heroes in our lives.

Buy a star package to name a star in the Zodiac sign of your choice.There is a constellation associated with each sign of the horoscope.See the best time to view your birth sign overhead. What does your zodiacsign reveal about you?

Would you like to "buy" your own flaming ball of gas in space? The International Astronomical Union is the only institution authorized to name stars, but you can unofficially buy a star and give it a special name.[1]XResearch source You'll receive a certificate stating the name of the star as well as an astrological chart showing where your star is located.

All stars are registered in the international star register immediately after receipt of payment. You will receive a first preview of your documents to your email address just a few minutes after completing your order. Physical shipping takes place within one working day.

the happiest face ever seen I have never seen such a beautiful reaction. I knew she loved stars etc but it was the most amazing moment of happiness I have seen in a long pong time :) (Origin)

Deluxe pack Received my deluxe pack and it is perfect. The light up star is just beautiful and the information on my star is plentiful. I would highly recommend for this service, I am extremely happy with it. (Origin)

My daughters birthday present My daughter was delighted with her present she thinks its great to be able to look up to the sky to try find her grandmother and grandfathers star a star in the sky named after them and she's always showing us it on the computer it was well worth the money (Origin)

Special gift My boyfriend loves astronomy and we love to star gaze together on clear nights so for his 21st I decided to get him something special. The site was very user friendly and there were lots of payment options. The delivery was timely and I was quite satisfied with it.My boyfriend was delighted and he now has something else to looks for in the night sky :) (Origin)

WHAT WE DO: NASA launched the Kepler space telescope in 2009. It targeted nearly 200,000 stars in the summer Milky Way, followed by 300,000 stars all around the sky. Some of the stars have planets, and some of those planets pass directly in front of their star. We determine the sizes and ages of these planetary systems by measuring the properties of their host stars. Kepler has stopped collecting new observations, but TESS launched in April 2018 to survey nearly the entire sky. We have a lot of work to do!

Only the International Astronomical Union can recognize official names for stars. Any for-profit company that claims otherwise is not being honest. Our Nonprofit Adopt a Star program allows you to attach your name or dedication to a star in our completely transparent public database while supporting the research efforts of a team of astronomers using NASA space telescopes.

Can someone else adopt a star that I already adopted?No, all of the stars in our database are the targets of NASA space telescopes that are searching for planets. Each star is unique, and can only be adopted once. When you adopt a star, you receive a link to your individual star page that will always show the name or dedication that you provided. Stars that are already adopted can never be adopted by someone else.

How can I locate my adopted star with a telescope?The sky coordinates of your adopted star are shown on your star page, on the right side below the Google Sky image. Point to these coordinates to find your star with a computer-controlled telescope. The constellation of your star is shown on the left side below the Google Sky image, and it links to a star chart centered on this constellation. Plot the coordinates on the star chart and refer to the Google Sky image to find your star with a manually-controlled telescope.

What if I have other questions or comments?We are always happy to help select the right star for your needs, or answer any other questions that you may have about our Nonprofit Adopt a Star program. We can also provide personalized service if you need a larger number of stars for guests at a special event, or members of a corporate team. Please send your email directly to Travis. 041b061a72


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