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26th Jun '16 6:24:18 AM Morgenthaler
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The night sky has been a source of wonder and inspiration for generations. Each new generation is told to "reach for the stars," and stories of people taking that advice quite literally can be found in your local bookstore's Science Fiction section. Most of us aren't so lucky as to be able to travel to the heavens, but there's still one [[strike:[[IncrediblyLamePun constellation]]]] consolation: We can name our children after them.

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The night sky has been a source of wonder and inspiration for generations. Each new generation is told to "reach for the stars," and stories of people taking that advice quite literally can be found in your local bookstore's Science Fiction section. Most of us aren't so lucky as to be able to travel to the heavens, but there's still one [[strike:[[IncrediblyLamePun constellation]]]] consolation: We can name our children after them.



** Chances are [[IncrediblyLamePun astronomic]] that a random (female) bat character will be named Luna. (n=1 statistic: Luna from the {{Silverwing}} series.)

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** Chances are [[IncrediblyLamePun astronomic]] astronomic that a random (female) bat character will be named Luna. (n=1 statistic: Luna from the {{Silverwing}} series.)
26th Jun '16 6:23:56 AM Morgenthaler
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** Luna, the Black Magician's daughter who plays a key role in the IncarnationsOfImmortality novels

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** Luna, the Black Magician's daughter who plays a key role in the IncarnationsOfImmortality Literature/IncarnationsOfImmortality novels
19th Jun '16 9:50:14 PM jormis29
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In brief, a StellarName is a character name derived from something found in the night sky, such as a star, planet, constellation, or other object. "Eta Carinae" or "Cygnus X-1" are unlikely, but these would probably also be NamesToRunAwayFrom.

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In brief, a StellarName Stellar Name is a character name derived from something found in the night sky, such as a star, planet, constellation, or other object. "Eta Carinae" or "Cygnus X-1" are unlikely, but these would probably also be NamesToRunAwayFrom.



** The main character from {{Underworld}} is named Selene.

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** The main character from {{Underworld}} ''Film/{{Underworld}}'' is named Selene.
14th Jun '16 3:51:57 AM Morgenthaler
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** ''CaptainStar'' of the eponymous series.

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** ''CaptainStar'' ''WesternAnimation/CaptainStar'' of the eponymous series.
11th Jun '16 5:08:14 AM Argon2
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* The ''VisualNovel/ZeroEscape'' series has a penchant for lunar names. Characters named Diana, Luna, and Tenmyouji (here read as [[https://twitter.com/Uchikoshi_Eng/status/740805062725914625 "solar eclipse"]]- spoilers in link) all play roles in it. [[spoiler:The first two have similar names for another reason, though.]]
3rd Jun '16 6:06:53 PM EDP
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** The civilian name of Sailor Venus, Aino Minako, [[OddNameOut doesn't apparently fit]] ([[JustifiedTrope after all she was created much earlier than the rest of the cast and even predates the main series]])... [[SubvertedTrope Except the kanji of her given name can be pronounced "Binasu", that is the older Japanese romanization of the English name ôVenus"]].
30th May '16 5:37:45 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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** Sister Esther Blanchett from ''TrinityBlood'' is also referred to as the "Star of Hope" numerous times in the story.

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** Sister Esther Blanchett from ''TrinityBlood'' ''LightNovel/TrinityBlood'' is also referred to as the "Star of Hope" numerous times in the story.
18th May '16 3:10:44 PM nombretomado
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** Stella Bonasera from ''CSINewYork'', a FairCop.

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** Stella Bonasera from ''CSINewYork'', ''Series/{{CSINY}}'', a FairCop.
11th May '16 5:32:13 AM Wymar
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* The main characters from ''Manga/PuellaMagiKazumiMagica'' are called the Pleiades Saints, and their opponents all have a twin/duality motif going on ([[GeniusBonus the Pleiades cluster is located in the constellation of Taurus. The zodiac that follows is Gemini]]) [[spoiler:After Kazumi makes a wish to become human, she takes on the surname Subaru in reference to her friends.]]
11th May '16 5:22:36 AM Wymar
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** ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventure'' has [[BadassFamily the Joestar bloodline]].
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