- "Ron's old Shooting Star was often outstripped by passing butterflies."
- Ronald Weasley had a Shooting Star before acquiring a Cleansweep Eleven.
- Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry maintained a supply of them for flying lessons. Fred and George Weasley always complained that the school brooms would always fly slightly to the left or that they would start to vibrate if one flew too high.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (First appearance)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
- Quidditch Through the Ages
- Harry Potter Trading Card Game