Constellation of Aries

Advertise on a star

You can use a star message as a very low-cost way of advertising a product or company, or of promoting a website.

When you create your ad, it will be displayed in the pop-up box that opens whenever anyone clicks on your chosen star.


Star message example

More examples

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You can add a weblink to your message to make the heading an active link direct to your website.

All rented stars display a small, coloured, flashing symbol to make them more prominent on the star map.

To create your star message:

  • Go to the star maps and choose a constellation by clicking on the down arrow below the constellation name.
  • Click on any star that is not flashing and is within the constellation's red boundary.
  • Click on 'Make this star yours, with a message here', then follow instructions.

 — try it out now just to see how it works.

More details:

  • You can give your message a heading. The text of the message can be up to a maximum of 300 characters (including spaces and punctuation).
    You may also add a link to a website.
  • Free stars
    • All stars of brightness 30 or less are free. A message on a free star will remain there for as long as you wish and you will never be charged anything for it.
    • Each person is allowed one free star.
  • Rented stars
    • For the rest of the stars, there is a small yearly rental which depends on brightness. Rentals can be cancelled at any time.
    • Payment for rented stars is made through the Paypal secure website.
      If you don't have a Paypal account you can create one easily on the Paypal payment page (and it will be very useful on many other websites too, such as eBay).
    • Paypal will pay any star rental payments automatically for you. You can cancel the rental anytime very easily in your Paypal account, and Paypal will notify us.
    • You can have as many rented stars as you wish.

For a bit more information please read our few, straightforward terms and conditions.