A poet’s stars…

Supernova particles of dust
On which To make our wishes
All those millions of miles away
A black galaxy of floating, dazzling Rocks
Silent by day, by night, an audience of STARS
by Kate Barnwell

A dictionary’s stars…

A fixed luminous point in the sky which is a large, remote incandescent body like the sun. True stars are formally known as fixed stars to distinguish them from wandering stars or planets. There are more than a hundred thousand stars in our Galaxy.