# Readers ask: How To Draw A 5 Pointed Star?

## How to Draw a 5-point Star

A straight edge or ruler, a compass, a protractor, and a pencil are all you need to make a symmetrical 5-pointed star. The largest I’ve ever made is on a 4.5 radius for a Captain America shield.

## What shape is a 5-point star?

A pentagram (also known as a pentalpha, pentangle, pentacle, or star pentagon) is a five-pointed star polygon with five points.

## What does a 6 pointed star mean?

The six-pointed star, also known as the Seal of Solomon, is commonly used as a talisman and for conjuring spirits and spiritual forces in various forms of occult magic. It is called the talisman of Saturn in the book The History and Practice of Magic, Vol. 2.

## What angle is a 5 pointed star?

A golden five pointed star is a star with equal length points and equal angles of 36 degrees at each point, which is a common symbol on flags and in religion.

## How do you make a real star?

On a basic level, building a star is simple: gather a star’s worth of gas and dust, let it collapse under its own weight, and a star will form given enough time.

## Why do we draw stars with 5 points?

A star is a massive spherical ball of plasma, and all of the stars we can see (apart from our Sun) are so far away that they appear to us as perfect little dots. The reason we draw stars as pointy objects is that our eyes perceive them as such.

## Why is a star shape with 5 points?

Some cultures represented stars as dots or small circles, similar to how they appear in the sky; the five-pointed star may have originated from the Egyptians’ representation of the star in hyroglypics; if you look at a really bright star, you may notice that it does appear to have lines coming out of it.

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## What does a star with 5 points mean?

The five points of the pentagram represent the five earthly materials in some of humanity’s oldest belief systems: the top being spirit, and the other four being earth, air, fire, and water. The pentagram was also associated with Mars, symbolizing harmony through conflict.