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|owners=*[[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]
 
|owners=*[[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]]
 
*[[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts School]]
 
*[[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts School]]
}}{{Quote|Ron's old Shooting Star was often outstripped by passing butterflies.|Description|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets}}The '''Shooting Star''' was a [[broomstick]] produced by [[Universal Brooms Ltd]] in [[1950s|1955]]. At the time of its release, it was the cheapest racing broom on the market. However, after initial good sales and popularity, the broom was found to lose height and speed as they aged.
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}}{{Quote|Ron's old Shooting Star was often outstripped by passing [[Butterfly|butterflies]].|Description|Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets}}The '''Shooting Star''' was a [[broomstick]] produced by [[Universal Brooms Ltd]] in [[1950s|1955]]. At the time of its release, it was the cheapest racing broom on the market. However, after initial good sales and popularity, the broom was found to lose height and speed as they aged.
   
 
==Known owners==
 
==Known owners==
 
[[File:Flying_(class).jpg|thumb|left|Shooting Stars]]
 
[[File:Flying_(class).jpg|thumb|left|Shooting Stars]]
 
*[[Ronald Weasley]] had a Shooting Star before acquiring a [[Cleansweep Eleven]]<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''</ref>.
 
*[[Ronald Weasley]] had a Shooting Star before acquiring a [[Cleansweep Eleven]]<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]''</ref>.
*[[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] maintained a supply of them for flying lessons<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]''</ref>. [[Fred Weasley|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.
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*[[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] maintained a supply of them for flying lessons<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban]]''</ref>. [[Fred Weasley|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. After the destruction of [[Harry Potter's Nimbus 2000 broomstick|his Nimbus 2000]], [[Harry Potter]] was forced to temporarily use one of these during [[Quidditch]] practices, but was urged to quickly find a replacement, as the broomstick's lack of speed and performance was unacceptable for actual Quidditch matches.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Latest revision as of 02:26, July 6, 2013

Shooting Star
Shooting Star
Broomstick information
Producer

Universal Brooms Ltd

Made

1955

Usage

Quidditch playing

Owners
"Ron's old Shooting Star was often outstripped by passing butterflies."
—Description[src]
The Shooting Star was a broomstick produced by Universal Brooms Ltd in 1955. At the time of its release, it was the cheapest racing broom on the market. However, after initial good sales and popularity, the broom was found to lose height and speed as they aged.

Known ownersEdit

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Shooting Stars

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