You may never be able to own a star, but don’t worry now you can adopt one with Carter Observatory! Choose to dedicate a Single Star, a Binary Star for couples, or a Super Bright Star such as Sirius, Rigel or Betelgeuse. Your adopted star is unique to you through the Space Place programme, and is visible from New Zealand.
It’s another way to catch the stars at Space Place!
Your Adopt a Star pack contains:
A certificate dedicating the selected star to a nominated person or event
Coordinates and instructions on how to locate your adopted star in the night sky
Background information on your star’s constellation and type
A sheet of astronomical terms
A Carter Observatory Star Supporter Lapel Pin
Options available include:
Single star $ 50.00
Binary Star (for couples) $ 70.00
Super stars $ 200.00
The Adopt a Star programme run by Space Place does not provide any legal entitlement or scientific naming rights.
This product is also available for purchase in store at Space Place.