Did you know that you can buy a star in the sky and name your star whatever you want, especially name after your loved one. Although it is not officially recorded, but, still you can identify the star that you have bought which makes this trend exciting. It is a wonderful gift as well.
Did you know that you can buy a
star in the sky for you or someone special to you? Did you know that you can give
a star with your name, and this is has become a trend where people actually do buy
a star in the sky to name after their name from a service that offers naming a
star in the sky. The trend craze has become a huge profitable opportunity for
businesses that offer the deal particularly since the naming the star is
considered both romantic and very stylish as a birthday present or some form of
remembrance to someone. Are you doubt about it? It's a matter of individual
taste; just think of how many celestial bodies called ‘Jane’ there on the sky.
Yet, the star name is registered only with the company that operates the
service and it is not listed in any other official records.
People buy a star in the sky when a baby is born, on special
anniversaries or other unique occasions they want to distinguish. A star is definitely
a distinct and solicitous present, just think of how significant such a sign
can be when related with a baby born to the world. Most of the stars known to us
have names from the old times and such observations were inscribed in special
atlases that are as old as two thousand years. The International Astronomical
Union (IAU) has the authority for celestial body naming, and they do not
recognize the stars you purchase from those companies.
If you think about buying a star in the sky, you will be given
options of among many packages that can be bought online or by filling a form
through mail. You only need to pay around $15 to name a star, what you will get
are also other items included in the package, such as a piece of astronomy
literature, the star certificate with the coordinates and a plate to frame the
certificate. Star books and atlases, calendars of the moon phase together with
a planet models make the elements of the package in the most special or
advanced of categories. Such a package is around $100 and it is said to be very
effective in terms of sentimental wallop on the person it is presented to.
Do keep in mind that even though you buy a star in the sky, this will
not be the officially registered name, and it will only be logged in your
records but not be recognized by the astronomical institutions which such as
the IAU in charge of sky mapping. Needless to say, a star with your name is surely
a wonderful present particularly since you can identify it from the coordinates
on the certificate.
As a conclusion, you can
buy a star in the sky and name your star whatever you want, although it is not
officially recorded. But, still you can identify the star that you have bought
which makes this trend exciting. It is a wonderful gift as well.