Nautical star

The nautical star is a symbolic star representing the North Star, associated with the sea services of the United States armed forces and with tattoo culture. It is usually rendered as a five-pointed star in dark and light shades counterchanged in a style similar to a compass rose.

Nautical star

In Unicode, this symbol is in the dingbats block as U+272F PINWHEEL STAR, referencing a pinwheel toy.


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