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The International Star Registry Is A Fraud!

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Posted by Will/">Will on June 20, 1999 21:31:39 UTC

: I am interested in info on how/where I can go to name a star after a friend that's getting married. I greatly appreciate your help. Thanks.

The only organization that officially names stars, such that astronomers actually use the names, is the International Astronomical Union. They don't name stars after people; rather, stars have names like HD 223960. Feel free to spend money on the International Star Registry, but be aware that you are only buying a nice-looking certificate.

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