Stars in the Hood™
Name a Star
Imagine having your own name added to the stars. In Stars in the NeighborHood™, you can add or replace names of any star you choose. In this example, the current "Focus" star has the name "Tau Ceti" (short form "Tau Cet"). Many stars have only catalog numbers. Tau Ceti is also known as "HD 10700," "HR 509," "Gliese 71," "SAO 147986." But say you wanted to name it "Nancy's Fav." To name a star, first click the "Add Notes" button.
A portion of the main window showing the original star name in its short form, "Tau Cet," for Tau Ceti.
The star's new name.
The star's new name combined with its more traditional name.
And, if you ever want to return the name to the way it was, simply delete the new name you've added. You have complete control.
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