Shooting Star

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Star falling into the aurora over the Kewaunee River.

Shooting star is a common name for the visible path of a meteoroid as it enters the atmosphere, becoming a meteor.

Shooting star may also refer to:

  • A Hypervelocity Star, a type of star that moves at unusually high velocities across the galaxy


  • Tecumseh (1768–1813), whose Shawnee name has been translated as Shooting Star
  • Shooting Star, a well known Blade Symphony player, known for her skill and contributions to the community (i.e. Tutoring many new players).

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  • Dodecatheon, a genus of herbaceous flowering plants
  • Shooting star flower, Dodecatheon pulchellum, also known as pretty shooting star, few-flowered shooting star, dark throat shooting star and prairie shooting star

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