Give a gift. Name a Star. There is a star in a distant galaxy waiting to be named. Perhaps with your name or maybe the name of a child or loved one. What a splendid gift idea! A star is truly born when it receives it’s name. Upon completion of the naming application process, your star’s new astronomical name, galactic location and other scientific data will be permanently entered into our official name archive both here online and in our official book, The Star Almanac. Printed on High Gloss Photo Paper for delivery with option Double Mat. Name will also appear in Star Almanac Registry online within 7-10 days.