How Do You Buy A Star In Australia?
Although a number of commercial businesses will offer to sell you a star or allow you to name a star after a loved one, for a fee of course, the reality is no one owns the stars, so no one can sell one to you in Australia or anywhere else. The International Astronomical Union is the only internationally recognized body in the world with the authority to name stars, and they do not sell that right to anyone for any price. Rather than shelling out AUD $198 or more for a piece of parchment, you can easily claim a star for yourself or a loved one and save the cash for something more substantial. If, however, you wish to pay a third party for a novelty gift of a star, the procedures are easy enough. How to Buy a Star in Australia Step 1 Determine the company you wish to use for your star purchase. Several companies have Australian branches and will do business in Australian currency. These companies can easily be found by doing an Internet search using the search string, “buy a star Austral