Stars are technically referred to as a luminous sphere of plasma and are easily viewable at night when there are star constellations. These are the brightest stars and frequently form well enough for onlookers to view when it gets dark outside. The star that is closest to the Earth is one many people may not guess it to be, but it’s the sun. There are many other stars in the Milky Way that are frequently admired by star gazers. The star tattoo symbolizes truth and hope. The light that is associated with the stars is an indication to others of the hope and possibility of better things to come in life. However, the number of points on the star will determine the exact meaning of the star tattoo. Varying types of stars do have different meanings.