Unusual Male and Female Astronomy Dog Names

If you are an astronomy fan you may be interested in naming your beloved puppy after one of those shining constellations or stars. These brilliant stars will be there for ever, just like your pets in your heart. Many of these names come from the gods or goddesses of ancient Greek or Roman, and each name tells a beautiful story. We hope you will like these wonderful 50 dog names.

Female Astronomy Dog Names

Andromeda: A region of the Earth's night sky, also a princess from Greek mythology.


Ariel: The brightest moon of Uranus.
Aurora: A natural light display in the sky, also the Roman goddess of dawn.
Bianca: A small moon of Uranus.
Callisto: The third-largest moon in the universe, the moon of the planet Jupiter.
Calypso: A natural satellite of Saturn, also one of the sea nymphs in Greek mythology.
Cassiopeia: A northern constellation representing the queen, named after beautiful figures in Greek mythology.
Cressida: A moon of Uranus.
Elara: A moon of Jupiter and one of Zeus's lovers.
Faye: A periodic comet discovered in 1843 by Herve Faye.
Halley: The only known short-period comet that is clearly visible to the naked eye from Earth.
Juliet: A moon of the planet Uranus.
Libra: A star constellation in the eastern sky.
Lyra: A small constellation named after the lyre in the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus.
Miranda: A moon orbiting Uranus.
Moon: Earth's only natural satellite, bright and beautiful.
Nova: A cataclysmic nuclear explosion on a white dwarf, which causes a sudden brightening of the star.
Ophelia: A moon of Uranus, named after the daughter of Polonius in William Shakespeare's play Hamlet.
Pandora: A moon of Saturn, named after the first woman on earth in Greek mythology.
Phoebe: A small outer moon of Saturn, named after the goddess of light in Greek mythology.
Portia: This large moon of Uranus, named after a character in William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice.
Stella: Latin for Star.
Titania: The largest moon of Uranus, named after the queen of fairies in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Vega: The fifth brightest star in the night sky, known as the "Harp Star."
Venus: The second-closest planet to the Sun, named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty.

Male Astronomy Dog Names

Altair: The brightest star in the constellation Aquila and the twelfth brightest star in the night sky.


Archer: Another name for the constellation Sagittarius.
Aries: The constellation that depicts a ram and is the representation of the Golden Fleece in Greek mythology.
Atlas: An inner satellite of Saturn named after Atlas of Greek mythology, because it "holds the rings on its shoulders."
Castor: A star in the Gemini constellation, also one of the Gemini twins in Greek mythology.
Columba: A small, faint constellation, its name is Latin for dove.
Cosmos: The entire physical universe.
Draco: A constellation in the far northern sky. Its name is Latin for dragon.
Galileo: The global navigation satellite system that is currently being created by the European Union and the European Space Agency.
Holmes: This comet was once known as the largest object in the solar system.
Hunter: One of the most conspicuous and recognizable constellations in the night sky. Named after Orion, a hunter in Greek mythology.
Janus: A moon of Saturn named after the two-faced Roman god.
Jupiter: The largest planet in the Solar System, named after the main god in Roman mythology.
Leo: One of the earliest recognized constellations and contains many bright stars.
Mars: The fourth planet from the sun,named after the Roman god of war.
Mercury: The planet closest to the Sun, named after the Roman god who was the flying messenger to the gods.
Nash: A common name for the star Gamma Sagittarii, the star forming the arrowhead in the constellation Sagittarius.
Oberon: A large moon of Uranus, named after the king of the fairies in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Orion: A constellation that is named after the hunter in Greek mythology.
Perseus: A constellation in the northern sky, named after the Greek god who defeated Medusa and saved Andromeda.
Phoenix: A small constellation in the southern sky named after the mythical bird of rebirth.
Pluto: A dwarf planet in the Solar System, named after the god of the underworld in Greek mythology.
Rigel: A blue super-giant star in the constellation Orion, the most important navigation star when travelling the oceans.
Sirius: The brightest star in the night sky, the name means "glowing."
Solar: Related to the sun, the star at the center of the solar system.

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