Since more than ten years, Staracle® is providing a free online star naming service.
We run this service since we are astronomy enthusiasts, and because we do not want
people to pay for naming stars (don't do it!). Plus, it is so much fun to run this
Name a star in a zodiac sign
The zodiac consists of 12 constellations in the sky. Every star belongs to a constellation, and we can find you a star that belongs to a particular zodiac sign.
Name a star in a particular constellation
Every star in the sky belongs to a constellation. You can choose the constellation of your star below.
Name a star visible from a certain place
Not all stars are visible from a certain place on earth. And even if a star is visible, it may not be visible all year round.
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Please enter the location from where the star shall be visible:
Your star will be visible here (change):
Latitude °, longitude °.
Time of year
What time of the year would you like the star to be visible? We need to make sure, even though a star is usually visible in more than only one month.
At this location, it never gets dark during the rest of the year.