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Do Shooting Stars Have the Power to Fulfill Wishes?

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Can you really wish upon a star?

Can you really wish upon a star?

The Real Power of a Shooting Star

Can a shooting star really fulfill someone's wish? Is the whole idea just wishful thinking, or is there any real proof that wishing on stars works?

Quick answer: No, there isn't. I searched the internet about experiences people have had wishing on stars. I found that this practice has been followed in many cultures, since ancient times, and that a shooting star is not a star at all—it is, in fact, a meteoroid. However, these facts didn't get me any closer to the truth, so I started reading about peoples' personal stories.

Stories About Shooting Stars

  • One woman looking for love found it only two weeks after wishing on a shooting star!
  • Another person—who has close ties with NASA and who has seen more than his fair share of shooting stars—has wished on many stars, but none of his wishes have ever come true.
  • A mother whose family's financial troubles were magically resolved after wishing on a star.

I'm not equipped to say for sure if wishing on stars works or not. The majority of stories I've read about end without wishes being fulfilled, and of course, even if your wish does come true, there's no way to determine what made it happen.

But regardless of what we believe, it's probably a part of our human nature to secretly wish that shooting star wishes might come true. So why not try? It doesn't cost a thing, and it's worth a shot!

Have you ever seen a shooting star?

Have you ever seen a shooting star?

Who Believes in Shooting Stars?

Here are some interesting facts about people throughout history who believed in luck from shooting stars.

  • Swabians (who lived in southwest Germany) believed that seeing a shooting star predicted one year of good luck. On the other hand, if a Swabian saw three in one night, that meant he was doomed to die.
  • After Greek astronomer Ptolemy's time (AD 127-151), there was a widely accepted and poetic explanation that when curious gods would peek down at the earth, a star or two would slip down and become a shooting star. Thus, when you saw one, you knew that the gods were looking down at that very moment and so it was an excellent time to have your wishes heard by the gods.
  • In Chile, if you see a meteor you're supposed to immediately pick up a stone for luck.
  • In the Philippines, if you see a shooting star, for good luck you must tie a knot in a handkerchief before the meteor stops falling.
  • In Switzerland, a meteor was considered to possess the power of God.
  • In some Baltic countries and central Europe, people thought that each person had their own personal star which, when they died, died with them and fell from the sky. This is why it was common practice to say something like "rest in peace" or "go with God" if you saw a meteor.
  • When the Ensisheim meteorite fell in Alsace (now France) in 1492, the holy Roman emperor Maximillian assembled a council that decided that the event was a good omen for the wars with France and the Turks.

How to Wish on a Star

Here are various rules and customs for proper wish-making:

  • Close your eyes while you're wishing.
  • Repeat "Starlight, star bright, first star I see tonight: I wish I may, I wish I might, have this wish I wish tonight," and then make your wish.
  • You can't tell anyone what you wished, or else it won't come true.
  • You must believe in your wish, or else it won't be granted.
  • If you tie a knot in a handkerchief (or pick up a stone) before the meteor disappears, you'll have good luck.

What Disbelievers Say

Pragmatics: Why would anyone think that things like world peace, being successful, or finding true love depend on making the right wish at the right time? Who really thinks that a small space rock that's burning in the upper atmosphere has any effect on your life (unless of course it falls to earth and hits your house)?

Semantics: It's not a star (it's a meteor) and there's no shooting involved (it's falling). Do you really want to put all your hope on a falling rock?

Physics: If wishes and stars were connected, then presumably your wish must travel at the speed of light. The nearest star is 4.2 light years away. It would take 4.2 years for your wish to travel to that star and just as long for it to come back to you. That's eight and a half years for a wish!

How Can I See a Shooting Star?

Meteors fall all the time and can't be predicted. According to the American Meteor Society,

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Read More From Exemplore

The number of random, or “sporadic” meteors that can be seen in the night sky is quite variable, depending upon such factors as the time of night, time of year, light pollution, and cloud conditions. Perhaps the most important factors necessary in order to observe meteors are to have a clear, unobstructed view, out in the open, and under as dark sky conditions as possible.

You might see more meteors just before sunrise. You may also see more in early fall (around September).

Of course, if there's a meteor shower, that's a great time to see a shooting star. For anyone who wants to see one, a calendar or skywatching guide can let you know what upcoming events to look for in the night sky, including meteor showers!

What About You?

This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters.


Veda on June 13, 2020:

I never saw a shooting star. but I wanted to wish for princess power.

steven kimbrough on May 28, 2020:

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Jade on March 29, 2020:

I like how different cultural about shooting stars were told & described!

steven on March 11, 2020:

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real steven kimbrough on February 12, 2020:

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Antonio on January 05, 2020:

Believe me or not I was walking home at 11:30 at night I asked God to show me that he is real a shooting star pass over my head that night and I have seen a caveman or a Bigfoot in Wichita falls Texas right in the park of Lucy Park we seen it and he turned at us in the car and stared for 3 seconds we had a German shepherd with us and she was barking at it that's how I knew it was real I also have dreams of me flying and they say it's because I'm trying to escape from the evil on this world and also whenever we was young we would stay outside all night jumping on the trampoline and there was this yellow garage and all of suddenly the yellow garage blew up in flames we went to go tell our parents in came back out it was just a regular yellow garage again but there was about 10 of us out there that night so I believe there is good in the world and that there is bad in the world so what route would you go!!

candace on January 01, 2020:

I saw a shooting star today. Today is the first day of the new year. 01-01-2020 How lucky and magical is that? I consider it very lucky and very magical.

Franklin on December 16, 2019:

I believe that shooting star come true if you believe

Cat on December 05, 2019:

I used to wish every single night when i was little that I would have a boyfriend. I still remembered the chant... starlight star bright...

and now since i've been 13 I haven't been single for more than 3 months. i've been very very lucky with relationships! i'm 17 now and have been with my current girlfriend for a year and 4 months. She was my first girl i dated. I wished for boys and yes I did date boys since I was 13 but I got something I didn't wish for but really wanted all along!

Nana adwoa on October 26, 2019:

Hmmmm it is true

Lene on October 06, 2019:

5 years ago i saw a shooting star very early in the morning. I think it was 3AM. It was huge and very bright. I made a wish. Then few months after it became true. I also made a wish before when i was a child and it became true. I believe that it is true..

Mandy on August 06, 2019:

What I think is if u truly believe this will happen it will all u have to have is faith

pinky magdalaga on June 12, 2019:

i saw a shooting star and i made a wish and it cae i believe in shooting star

Itz D Bantin Barthos on May 04, 2019:

In 2013 I saw a shooting star and I made a wish and it came true.

2 years later I saw another wishing star and I made a wish wishing to correct a mistake and it came true.

So I believe in shooting star all my life.

I always stare at the sky to see one and I did I made a new wish and am waiting for it to come true

I really need this one,

Rudy on April 26, 2019:

Doe falling stars being you good luck like bringing a loved one back in your life

Fayleen on March 26, 2019:

Shooting stars are fairys flying

Prableen on December 08, 2018:

I just saw shooting star

Cybil on November 03, 2018:

I saw a shooting star tonight!!! I hope my wish will come true.

The Magical Unicorn on November 02, 2018:

I just saw one.

Danielle on October 18, 2018:

Moose Toys said they can’t re-release the Cutie Cars Park and Party video. So I wish they would change their mind and bring that video back out to the public on YouTube.

deleah on August 28, 2018:

I just saw a shooting star yay

Just seen two shooting stars cadillac MI on July 29, 2018:

I looked up just in time and my wish came true

Sherry on June 18, 2018:

Just seen a shooting star! Columbus,Ohio

Sravani on May 28, 2018:

Ok you guys must read this!! i was bored one night..soo i went to see outside my window the star were twinkling and it like was so shining at i'll tell you that was the first time happening in singapore i was shocked and then suddenly something just zoomed across me and seriously guess what.. it was bright shooting star.....i immediately made a wish, the wish was "i wanted to be 3rd 2nd or 1st in the class."this happend when i was in 3rd standered..and when end of the 3rd standered i was the 3rd in the class. Means my wish was fulfied..i cant belive it...thank you god....!!!!!

Jayden on May 14, 2018:

I love shooting stars and i think they are very pretty

rita on May 12, 2018:

I haven't seen a wishing star but if i do i will wish to change the mistake i did. ;(

Hannah hunter on May 10, 2018:

Can I make a star

Anime lover!!! on April 15, 2018:

I love shooting stars and I believe in them with all my heart

Shreya Sharma on March 24, 2018:

I believe in shooting stars

Payal on March 10, 2018:

I Love shooting star

Matthew Gutierrez on March 06, 2018:

i wish the cartoon characters from the incredible of dic were real and my best friends including inspector gadget and sabrina the animated series

Joanna on February 13, 2018:

I just saw a shooting star walking my dog! I've never seen anything like this before! Soooo beautiful! I really hope that my wish will come true!

Alana on February 03, 2018:

I had been sitting outside. I was looking up at the sky talking to my grandmother that had just past a few months ago and god. I then saw a shooting star and made a wish. I know it was also a sign of god and my grandmother talking back letting me know they were listening.

rthomas on December 19, 2017:

I saw a Shooting Star walking the dog & talking to God. l felt that God was talking back too me. I like thinking positive, something good is definitely is coming my way.:)

Talesia on December 10, 2017:

I love shooting stars,and I know if I make a wish it will come throught

Josephine on November 19, 2017:

even you don't saw a shooting star but you have a strong believe of your wish it will come true.

Michelle on October 28, 2017:

1’m 19 years old and I wished to run a marathon under 3h and I did it!!! Always believe a shooting star!

J on October 14, 2017:

After 19 years, I have finally seen my first shooting star yesterday morning. I've always had an open mind for stuff like this so I decided to make my wish. I'm glad I started taking walks in the dark.

Doni on September 07, 2017:

Well i've seen one about 4,5 months ago , and i wished to see someone and i saw him after 15 min ! Wasn't even possible for him to be there . It rly did work

Devon M on August 20, 2017:

Anything that requires belief is bullshit

Luz Villa Paramo on July 29, 2017:

Some times your wishes will come true sometimes They won't

Thomas P. on July 23, 2017:

Hi ! Did not know about this when I was 5 to 8 year old .

I saw one meteor falling my and I were talking on are our neighbor fence when this big light illuminated above are heads .

There expression was ! Hash !What is going on and scared! We were scared.

I looked at the light it was very strong light then I ran and,following the meteor I saw all the smoked that it was leaving

behind and, felt onto the sea.

I think that god was watching over us !

~Cy~ on July 21, 2017:

My friends always tell me about shooting stars, they really believe on it and they said that there wishes come true. But unlucky I've never seen a shooting star before. I really want to try and wish on it, until one night I was staring at the sky and i thinking if my eyes could catch just a one shooting star. Guess what?! YES. I just saw a shooting star then i close my eyes and make a wish. I wish to have a phone because my parents are really strict and they dont want me to buy a phone. But after a couple of months They Give Me A Phone! I really really really cant believe that it will come true.

Guys You Just Need To Believe!

Angel on June 15, 2017:

I do hope my wish come true.

prathul on June 13, 2017:

I see shooting star 15 does not fulfill my wish,so it just a superstition

Nesta on May 29, 2017:

I believe in my self my wishes will just come true."there is no time 2 waste just believe in your faith"☺️☺️

23tuo on April 04, 2017:

I want make a wish

Natalie on February 16, 2017:

I saw one shooting star in the month of February. I made a wish but didn't say the right words. I just imagined the wish in my head and said please 3 times out loud. I was all by myself outside so no one heard me. Except for duck, does that count as someone hearing you? I was looking derectly at the falling star (meteor). What will happen?

Justin Case on February 01, 2017:

It MUST be true! If it's not true then I'm screwed. I put ALL my faith in it, so it MUST be true. I mean doesn't the article say that many cultures since ancient times have believed it? Would ancient people be stupid?

I mean MILLIONS of kids believe in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. They can't ALL be wrong, can they? I mean, maybe MOST of them but not ALL of them, can they?

Let me figure it this way. Maybe the chances of being right is only one in a million. But if 10 million believe in it, that means that TEN of them are right! And that's all it takes - if even ONE were right, then Santa MUST exist, and shooting stars MUST grant wishes, and ... and ... and ... Have fun.

Levi on January 15, 2017:

I'm still trying but sometimes it goes

Slow it's not a plane because there's no red light blinking

Madddy on December 22, 2016:

I saw a shooting star with my friends a few days ago and now all i can wish for is it to come true because i have depression and i want that to go away and the only way my depression will go away is if my wish comes true, the true meaning of friendships.

Fianna ali on November 06, 2016:

I believe I wished for so many things and it came true just believe and wish for something good not bad................... Magic is real wants you believes

bitch please on August 13, 2016:

i saw 4 tonight meteor shower

Pineapple Warrior on July 14, 2016:

I was singing a hym while looking into the sky and suddently a falsh of light with a line drawn from it appeared. I was shocked and thought that I had imagined it but it was 100% real and amazong. After realising what had happened I had an earge to with on it. Strangly enough I to was thinking about God. This happened tonight so I decided that I would look into it more. I beleive that I am extremly lucky and suprise that this happend when it did.

Nick Markis on July 09, 2016:

Im wishing right now even thou i saw a shooting star 2 hrs ago after drying off from the pool whats funny is i was looking at the stars in the night sky in the pool thinking to myself God the universe is so huge i belive were all connected with the universe and transmission with them is instant with and from them

Mermaid on June 09, 2016:

I really appreciate this information. Is there any way you can provide some source for the myths and beliefs that you discuss. I'm trying to do some research on the topic of meteors in different cultures.

Haleigh Rae Harvick on May 03, 2016:

my wish came true!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Michael on March 05, 2016:

My friends and I saw a shooting star (meteorite) at about 3 AM one night as we were walking down the street. The sky was a firely blue and red around it. The sight was so grand that I wished to see another one. Soon after, another one came through the atmosphere. My friend wished for an xbox 360 controller on the second meteorite we saw. When we got near his house we found a black controller. Coincidence? Maybe, but I like to believe that it wasn't.

PUJA on January 05, 2016:

While I was sitting on the bench outside my house in my village seeing the open sky at midnight I saw a shooting star which was travelling with a great speed and with bright shine which was pinkish yellow.

I was very much surprised to see it as I saw it first time . But it was my bad luck that I couldn't wish anything. But I wish I could see it next time.

Aroumougam Tangaraj on November 18, 2015:

On 19/11/2015 around 3:30-3:45 a.m. I saw an object which just passes very fastly upon d sky. I am sure its not any flight r any other things.

I hope its an shooting star.

I just made a wish.

I hope sure it will help my wishes comes true

walter on October 25, 2015:

i saw a shooting star yesterday as i was staring at the moon. i immediately made a wish so hopefully it comes true.

vencent(vins) on October 21, 2015:

woooooo great,,,,, its realy nice answer,,,, more knowlege can we learn about the thank u ^_^

jenies on September 08, 2015:

I love watching stars in my balcony ..........i had a wish upon the shooting stars and it really worked.

Jaclan on August 03, 2015:

Well i saw a shooting star with my gf of 10 years wish something for us and low behold she leaves me like 5 months later the wish wasnt to leave her lol I'll never forget that day my wish was the total opposite

rozanne on July 12, 2015:

I saw shooting star yesterday an I wished my wishing and I believe it will fulfill my wishing

bsu on June 23, 2015:

I had wish on shooting star and it came true. I believe it.

Akshay patel on May 18, 2015:

Yeah i still don't know that is it true or false but i believe becoz i hav saw the shooting star and i have wish something and ma wish come true so i believe it. I hav saw twice in ma life

mariaLeni on April 13, 2015:

I saw a shooting star last night as in. I was talking to an old friend on the fon standing at our terrace when a so called star falling. It's a combination of color pink and white, before it fell down i really utter right away my wish and turned to be my declaration and prayer everyday.

alexis on March 30, 2015:

I wish on a shooting star of me be popular at school at BCA and Get back with brady Marbut

alexis on March 30, 2015:

I wish I can be popular at school at BCA I can get back with Brady Marbut.

jessa on February 03, 2015:

i want to see a real shooting star because since i am young i don't see any star

mel on January 18, 2015:

I saw a shooting star by my job

May on August 17, 2014:

Idk what to think about shooting stars ..

I don't see any shooting stars around here in Michigan sadly but if I did I would most definitely wish upon it. May god be with u all ! Be kind to one another !

keziah on August 05, 2014:

My mom saw a shooting star in year 2009 or 2010 she wished that me and my brother will come here in Italy so we're here in Italy I came here when 2011 but I don't like here in Italy so boring!!!

Zachry Hendricken on July 31, 2014:

I want to make a real wish to a real shooting star so it can really come true but you can't tell anybody because if you tell somebody your wish it won't come true at all so you got to keep yours a secret I'm keeping mine a secret and I got to wish out loud or quiet and you got to wish really hard and it'll definetly come true you got to close your eyes and dream and wish hard then it'll come true or you can just throw a coin in a fountain or a wishing well but you got to make your wish first before you throw your coin in them or something

Hope on July 30, 2014:

I just seen my second shooting star. I wished and i mean who doesn't want their wish to come true! I was probably 15 yrs old when i seen my first one and i wished i didn't have anything wrong with my heart. They doctor planned the surgery and everything. Well a week after the doctor with the second opinion told me i didn't have to get the surgery and its not around the bundle of hiss...

About two weeks after i scheduled my heart ablation anyways. I did it to be safe. And it was near and could have been deadly.

I do think they come true. It depends on your wish. God is the one who truly knows. Believe in him and all your wishes will come true!

Bottom line. I wished and it came true. For a since of relief. And i got it done anyways.

wooder on July 08, 2014:

I wish i see a shooting star someday

piyali on June 01, 2014:

3 month before I saw a falling star and I made a wish if sm where God is true and the bible is holy my wishes will be true one day and smday.

Jackie on March 18, 2014:

I would so love to see a shooting star but I never get to see one. "Do the wishes really come true?" I've got so much questions but I've never ever see one

Haspat on March 06, 2014:

I saw a shooting star (meteorite), a few mins ago so beautiful. It's a wonderful feeling and I guess in that moment one visualises and they get fulfilled! Simple! Power of visualisation and that great feeling of excitement brings any dream to fruit.. Keep wishing pps!! Xxx

octavia on February 22, 2014:

I have tried this on a star and it didn't work so I can't wait to try it on a shooting star because my mum has been having fits so I want to wish for her :-)

Amrita Pradhan.... on February 21, 2014:

i saw a shooting star day before yesterday and i wish my wish would come true!!!! its the most important thing of my life

trysh on February 17, 2014:

I fully believe in shooting stars. It has happened to me before, two weeks after wishing. Believe you guys! It may come true!

kamile on February 03, 2014:

i saw a shooting star the other day while thinking about my dad who has recently been diagnosed with cancer. so you know what i wished for ... i really hope that my wish comes true.

Bob N on August 13, 2013:

When I was about 12yrs old one night my cousin and I were walking one night in rual western Oklahoma. I heard him mumble some words so I ask him what did you say he said I seen a shooting star so for as long as the star is burning if you say money,money as fast as you can some day you'll get rich . later he was a pioneer in a new start up business in a few short years he sold the business for 20 million + USD. I am sold on the idea it worked for him. BUT YOU HAVE TO BELIEVE Read the bible

see what Jesus taught us about our belief system.

million 413 on May 01, 2012:

i once wished upon a shooting star and just about an hour after it came true so i really believe in shooting stars

fffffggggghhhh on March 06, 2012:

i wished upon a shooting star that i come first in class and it came true..yay!!

xpongebob :) on January 16, 2012:

i saw shooting star 3 times tonite :) but i wana see meteor shower.. hope to see someday

A d t on November 11, 2010:

I can I wait to wish under the shooing star

Tweety pliceme on May 07, 2010:

I had never seen a real shooting star so ,,,,,,,,, but i still think that its real

Betsy Bug on April 27, 2010:

I saw a shotting star tonite !!!

sugs on February 09, 2010:

i saw a shooting star made a wish if my wish comes true then i wished apon a star.

chantelle on December 06, 2009:

i do belive in shootings star and i have seen one but my whis din t come is it treu or not

bailey on September 30, 2009:

i like shooing stars becace they are so so so so so cool i just to have a shooing star

yatzari on September 30, 2009:

i what my wishes to come true and if they do i will be happy!!!

bailey on September 30, 2009:

if a shooting star is real it will make my dreams come true all be so so so so happy!

sarah on July 08, 2009:

i saw a shooting star tonight i made a wish i cant tell u what it was but ill tell ya if it comes true i should know very soon i was specific this time !i see shooting stars very frequently for some reason and yes everytime i make a wish i believe they do come true if you believe i often think of what i asked for afterwards and they have come true but sometimes i haven't been spacific of what i have asked for!

Abhinaya on February 16, 2008:

Thanks for anwering the request stainluss.Meteoroids,while passing through the Earth's atmosphere get heated up leaving a glowing streak of light which we call as shooting stars.You are right about the science part of your research and also for saying "we wouldn't be human if we didn't wish on one when we saw it".I don't personally believe in such things and have often confused these shooting stars with other things happening out there in space.I would certainly like my wishes to come true someday I see a shooting star.Thanks again.

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