To adopt a double star and support scientific research, follow these steps.
Make a donation: Click the PayPal button to make a $15 donation. You will receive an email from the Pale Blue Dot project within 10 minutes, and 100% of your donation will support scientific research.
Select a double star: You can select any star that has not already been adopted. Below is a list of the brightest available double stars identified in the Kepler Eclipsing Binary Catalog. These are two stars embraced in the cosmic dance of gravity, which appear as a single point of light in the sky. Note the KIC number of the star that you want and continue to step 3.
Adopt the star: Fill out the form below with: (1) the email address from your donation, (2) the names you want to appear on the certificate, and (3) the KIC number of the star you want. You will receive an email with your star certificate within 10 minutes. Your star adoption will be recorded in the text catalog and added to the placemark in Google Sky.