Is There An Official Star Registry?

Star Register is the only official outlet available online to purchase and name a star.

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Is the Star Registry legit?

The International Star Registry is not in the business of officially assigning star names; it is in the business of finding people willing to part with their money for a piece of paper that in a scientific sense means precisely nothing. Is ISR’s star-naming business therefore a scam? No, not legally.

What is the official Star naming registry?

The International Star Registry (ISR) is an organization founded in 1979, which sells the right to unofficially name stars. Products and services are often marketed as gifts or memorials.

How do you buy a NASA star?

NASA has nothing to do with star names and naming stars at all. The only organization which publishes stars named by the scientific community, is the IAU (International Astronomical Union). This means that if you want to name a star as a gift for someone, NASA isn’t the place to go to.

How do you legally name a star?

Registration. Your star will be registered in the Registry. Through a unique naming number, which will also appear in your certificate, you can retrieve your record anywhere in the world, at any time.

Is naming a star a good gift?

It was probably true, as anyone can get an ISBN (International Standard Book Number). — Anyone can give a star a name, and so can the star-naming outfit. The IAU makes it very clear that they have nothing to do with star-naming companies. — The certificate is a nice-looking piece of paper.

How much does naming a star cost?

When you buy a star, we offer a variety of packages to choose from that meets everyone’s budget. Our prices range from $19.95 to over $100. Our star registry provides a unique service; all our packages include your star name and special message of dedication that are launched into space on a real mission.