# ✴️ Eight-Pointed Star

## Emoji Meaning

A star with eight points, that is commonly shown in orange, and for some reason, with only four points.

See the glossary for information on the term black in unicode character names.

Eight-Pointed Star was approved as part of Unicode 1.1 in 1993 under the name “Eight Pointed Black Star” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

## Also Known As

• ✴️ Orange Star

## Apple Name

✴️ Eight Pointed Star

## Unicode Name

✴️ Eight Pointed Black Star