Welcome to the International Stellar Database. In this article you’ll find out how to buy and name a star which will be officially registered with the ISD.
Where to buy: official star-naming partners
The International Stellar Database is working together with different international star-naming companies, agencies and partners. If you want to have your star officially registered with the ISD please use one of our partner’s services to buy and name a star. Official ISD star-naming companies are:
- Interstellarium International – Star Naming & Registry
- Interstellarium Germany – Stern kaufen, Sterntaufe verschenken
How to buy a star at the official star-naming partners
The process at most of our star-naming partners ist the same. The difference in many cases is just the price and the certificate or documentation which will you get. To buy a star at one of our official partners please do the following:
- Visit their website
- Choose a star
- Give the star a name
- Choose a dedication
- Choose – if you want – some extras
- Make the purchase
The star-naming data will be transfered to us, you star will be named and gets a registry / database number.
Official registration with the International Stellar Database
After the purchase is done you’ll get the star certificate & documentation from one of our partners. You’ll be able to lookup the star by using your registry number. You can look up the star here: Search the Database