Posts Tagged ‘Name a star’
I have always loved astronomy. Following start charts and searching out consilations proved to be a difficult task for me. While I can find the popular things, really trying to study it became too much of a headache. When our loved ones move on, we always look to the sky to speak to them. While I am not a religious person by any means, I do believe that we all go somewhere. My Dad left this world in 2008. It was a tremendous loss for us and a “win” for Cancer. He is officially a star. Interesting isn’t it? Curious? I sure was.
The International Star Registry has introduced their New Photographic Sky Chart. Customers can add this to their star package when they name a star. Since 1979 International Star Registry has been naming stars for people all over the world. The star names and their coordinates are permanently recorded in the book, YOUR PLACE IN THE COSMOS, to be registered at the Copyright Office of the United States of America. To date, 9 volumes of this book have been published containing over 2 million star names. The Photographic Sky Chart is a collaborative effort between a team of German photographers and International Star Registry. The location of the named star is digitally indicated and circled. We are asking bloggers to enjoy and share the experience of naming a star and receiving this package. read the rest of this entry »