For the umpteenth time, I just heard one of those idiotic commercials for a company offering to register a star name for the person of your choice - for a fee. They claim to send you a certificate with your star coordinates, and to enter that name and star in the copyright office.
What a crock of garbage! I can't believe what these crooks get away with.
The International Astronomical Union (IAU), which actually has responsibility for cataloging and naming stars, says the entire system is bogus. (click banner)
- Kirt Blattenberger
RF Cafe Progenitor & Webmaster