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129 Astronomical Names for Your Dog

Find the best pet name by browsing our list of astronomy inspired dog names.

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  • Reticulum — Net
  • Virgo — Virgin
  • Phoebe — The outermost moon of Saturn for 100 years
  • Pictor — Easel
  • Astrid — Gorgeous Goddess
  • Hydrus — Water snake
  • Canis Minor — Little dog
  • Piscis Austrinis — Southern fish
  • Sagitta Arrow — Sagittarius Archer
  • Vulcan — A hypothetical planet
  • Coma Berenices — Berenice’s hair
  • Sculptor — Sculptor’s tools
  • Portia — A moon of Uranus
  • Pegasus — Pegasus, the winged horse
  • Orion — Orion, the hunter
  • Ariel — The shiniest moon in Uranus
  • Pisces — Fishes
  • Castor — The brightest star in the Gemini constellation
  • Aurora — The natural phenomenon of red and green lights in teh sky
  • Monoceros — Unicorn
  • Solar — The sun
  • Alya — Theta Serpentis star system’s first name
  • Hercules — Hercules, son of Zeus
  • Neptune — A planet
  • Auriga — Charioteer
  • Triangulum Australe — Southern triangle
  • Holmes — A comet, once thought to be the largest object in the solar system
  • Dorado — Swordfish
  • Ursa Minor — Little bear
  • Triangulum — Triangle
  • Delphinus — Porpoise
  • Columba — Dove
  • Elara — A moon of Jupiter
  • Tucana — Toucan
  • Gemini — Twins
  • Volans — Flying fish
  • Venus — A planet
  • Octans — Octant
  • Apus — Bird of paradise
  • Rigel — The super giant star in the Orion constellation
  • Estella — Refers to the stars
  • Perseus — Perseus, hero who saved Andromeda
  • Norma — Carpenter’s Level
  • Scorpius — Scorpion
  • Jericho — City of the moon
  • Bootes — Herdsman
  • Mars — A planet
  • Corona Australis — Southern crown
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  • Cephus — King of Ethiopia
  • Lacerta — Lizard
  • Telescopium — Telescope
  • Phoenix — Phoenix
  • Crux — Cross
  • Mensa — Table mountain
  • Carina — Keel of Argonauts’ ship
  • Chamaeleon — Chameleon
  • Serpens — Serpent
  • Caelum — Graving tool
  • Janus — A moon of Saturn
  • Libra — Balance
  • Bianca — A small moon in Uranus
  • Lupus — Wolf
  • Titania — The largest of the moons of Uranus
  • Ophiuchus — Holder of serpent
  • Pyxis — Compass on the Argonauts’ ship
  • Antlia — Air pump
  • Corona Borealis — Northern crown
  • Cosmo — Of or relating to the univers
  • Cassiopeia — Queen of Ethiopia
  • Alula — The first twin stars discovered
  • Aquila — Eagle
  • Uranus — A planet
  • Lepus — Hare
  • Indus — Indian
  • Musca — Fly
  • Camelopardus — Giraffe
  • Canes Venatici — Hunting dogs
  • Crater — Cup
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  • Andromeda — Princess of Ethiopia
  • Hydra — Sea serpent
  • Atlas — Greek Titan of Astronomy
  • Microscopium — Microscope
  • Capricornus — Sea goat
  • Cancer — Crab
  • Horologium — Clock
  • Cetus — Sea monster
  • Archer — Half man, half sagittarius
  • Aquarius — Water bearer
  • Ursa Major — Big bear
  • Aries — Ram
  • Mercury — A planet
  • Taurus — Bull
  • Lyra — Lyre or harp
  • Corvus — Crow
  • Cygnus —Swan
  • Centaurus — Centaur
  • Oberon — Uranus’ biggest moon
  • Sirius — Dog star
  • Vela — Sail of the Argonauts’ ship
  • Ophelia — A tiny moon of Uranus
  • Pavo — Peacock
  • Leo — Lion
  • Calypso — A moon personified as a Queen Nymph in Greek mythology
  • Grus — Crane
  • Galexia — Galexy
  • Vulpecula — Fox
  • Scutum — Shield
  • Eridanus — River
  • Draco — Dragon
  • Equuleus — Little horse
  • Callisto — The third largest moon in the universe
  • Leo Minor — Little lion
  • Ara — Altar
  • Lynx — Lynx
  • Pluto — A planet
  • Halley — A comet visible from Earth with the naked eye
  • Nova — The nuclear explosion of a white dwarf
  • Fornax — Furnace
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  • Cordelia — An inner moon of Uranus
  • Apollo — Greek god of fun and light
  • Puppis — Stern of the Argonauts’ ship
  • Saturn — A planet
  • Jupiter — A planet
  • Circinus — Compasses
  • Aerglo — A natural glow of the night sky
  • Miranda — One of the five major moons of Uranus
  • Pandora — The moon of Saturn
  • Sextans — Sextant
  • Canis Major — Big dog