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This is a scam. This company does not name stars, does not let you name stars, and has no right to claim it lets you name stars. Cecil Adams: "The only accepted authority on star naming is the International Astronomical Union, which has never had a connection with the International Star Registry or any other such outfit. The IAU has called attempts to exploit the general ignorance on this subject a "deplorable commercial trick." "

http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/826/can-you-pay-35-to-get-a-star-named-after-you

http://www.bautforum.com/archive/index.php/t-6765.html

Spend your money on a nice dinner; afterward, go outside, look up in the sky, point to a star, and tell yourself, "That one's mine." The only difference is that if you do that you get something for your money.