1. any of the heavenly bodies, except the moon, appearing as fixed luminous points in the sky at night.
2. Astronomy . any of the large, self-luminous, heavenly bodies, as the sun, Polaris, etc.
3. any heavenly body.
4. Astrology . a heavenly body, especially a planet, considered as influencing humankind and events.
5. a person’s destiny, fortune, temperament, etc., regarded as influenced and determined by the stars.
A different perspective to consider.