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International Star Registry

International Star Registry
Private
Industry Marketing
Founded 1979 (1979)
Founder Anonymous
Headquarters Glenview, Illinois
Products Certificates, kits
Services Star registry "stored in a vault in Switzerland"
Website .com.starregistrywww

The International Star Registry (ISR) is a for-profit organization founded in 1979 for the purpose of giving the general public the novelty of unofficially naming stars. Products and services are often marketed as gifts or memorials.

Contents

  • Legitimacy 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Legitimacy

The

  • The Official Star Naming FAQ
  • The International Astronomical Union's statement on star registries

External links

  1. ^ "Buying Stars and Star Names". IAU buying star names:  

References

See also

In fact with a few exceptions of ancient or Arabic names, nearly all stars are designated by catalog numbers rather than names. [1]

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