What is star naming?
In the context of star naming, it is generally understood that a
private person is naming a star. This name can be either an invented
name, such as “little mouse”, or a real name, for example “Sarah
Johnson”. In general, any name is possible. All the star namings we
process are recorded in the globally recognised Star-naming Registry.
The naming of a star is valid for a lifetime, and there are no
How to name a star?
Think about the name you want for the star, the date you want to name
it on and a personal text for the recipient.
Fill our form, choose the add-ons you want and proceed
Wait till you receive your documents. Shipping time depends on the
country and the shipping method you choose.
You can now find the registration number on your certificate and can
check the registry for further details.
What is the Star-naming Registry
Each star naming we process is recorded in the Star-naming Registry.
This is a commercially-managed registry in which star namings are
recorded, administered and audited. We have maintained strong relations
with this registry for several years and can, therefore, obtain a smooth
registration for your star, in just a few hours.
The registration date is the date on which the star naming is recorded.
It does not matter whether the date is in the past or in the future.
Irrespective of whether the recoded registration date is in the present or
in the future, we will ship the documents within 24 hours after you placed
What is the registration date?
How long is it valid?
A star naming is recorded in the registry for an unlimited period. This
means that the registration is valid forever and the star will bear your
name for eternity.
Can I see the Star?
Of course, we only name stars that can be seen with the naked eye!
You do not need any kind of astronomical instruments to see your
How can I order?
It is very easy to order a star naming! Just visit our star-naming
web page by clicking on “Order” and make your choice. You will then
see a form to fill out with the name, registration date and dedication
(optional). Then click on “Next”. You will now be at the shopping
cart. Your data will be shown there again. Click again on “Next”. Now
just provide your shipping information, choose the payment and
shipping methods, and voila – you have named a star!