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Is there a name for the star that we see at the end of Interstellar? While Cooper is exiting the Tesseract, we see a bright shining star. I was wondering if anyone knew more about it.

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I'm not exactly sure what star you are talking about here. When Cooper exits the tesseract, he makes a short "handshake" with Amelia traveling through the wormhole in the past, and then he is put near Saturn. There is indeed a bright light on the right of Cooper fading away when Saturn comes into canvas from the left side. It is not entirely clear what light that is.

  • It could just be a visual enhancement without much significance, somewhat of a lens effect put there for purely aesthetic purposes.
  • It could as well be a visual artefact of the, admittedly largely unknown and mysterious, "transportation" that brought him there from the tesseract.
  • Or, if any star at all, it would simply be our local star, the sun.

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The only other thing you could be talking about are the two little lights that we see near Saturn right after that. However, notice that those lights have a regular distance form each other and are actually blinking. This is just the spaceship that was sent by the nearby Cooper Station to pick him up.

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  • @Napoleon...I am referring to the first image posted by you. 4-5 secs into this scene, I see 2 sources of light on both sides of Cooper and the right one moves and there's a flood of bright light on Coop's face.[Could'nt post a pic for the same :( ] – Shalini Sep 14 '16 at 8:31
  • @Shal Well, then see the first part of my answer, which elaborates on exactly that light. – Napoleon Wilson Sep 14 '16 at 9:35

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