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Table of Contents =-=
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Introduction [.01]
Version History [.02]
Galaxy Index [.03]
About Green Stars, Terminology [.04]
Green Star Guide [.05]
Copyright Stuff [.06]
Contact, Corrections [.07]


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Introduction [.01] -=-
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Congratulations on making it to the second half of the game.  Most casual
gamers would have just stopped after beating the final boss fight for the first
time, but you knew there was more.  And there is! 120 more stars.  So much
more, in fact, that you might even need a guide to get through some of the
harder parts.  Yes, Green Stars can be tough to find, since you always have to
be on the lookout for that signature glow that lets you know where to find 
them.  Fortunately, this walkthrough will help you track down those stars that
are hidden far out of view, or even some of the ones that turn out to have been
in plain sight all along.

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Version History [.02] =-
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* 1.00 (Pretty much finished)- Composed the guide and wrote down all the stars
(05-29-2010)
* 1.01- Reader additions to Bowser Jr's Fiery Flotilla Star 1, Puzzle Plank 
Galaxy Star 2 (06-04-2010)



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Galaxy Index [.03] -=
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World 1

-Sky Station Galaxy [1.1SSG]
-Yoshi Star Galaxy [1.2YSG]
-Spin-Dig Galaxy [1.3SDG]
-Fluffy Bluff Galaxy [1.4FBG]
-Rightside Down Galaxy [1.5RDG]
-Flip-Swap Galaxy [1.6FSG]
-Bowser Jr.'s Fiery Flotilla [1.7BJFF]


World 2

-Puzzle Plank Galaxy [2.1PPG]
-Boulder Bowl Galaxy [2.2BBG]
-Hightail Falls Galaxy [2.3HFG]
-Wild Glide Galaxy [2.4WGG]
-Cosmic Cove Galaxy [2.5CCG]
-Honeybloom Galaxy [2.6HG]
-Bowser's Lava Lair [2.7BLL]


World 3

-Tall Trunk Galaxy [3.1TTG]
-Cloudy Court Galaxy [3.2CCG]
-Haunty Halls Galaxy [3.3HHG]
-Freezy Flake Galaxy [3.4FFG]
-Rolling Masterpiece Galaxy [3.5RMG]
-Beat Block Galaxy [3.6BBG]
-Bowser Jr.'s Fearsome Fleet [3.7BJFF]


World 4

-Supermassive Galaxy [4.1SG]
-Flipsville Galaxy [4.2FG]
-Honeyhop Galaxy [4.3HG]
-Starshine Beach Galaxy [4.4SBG]
-Chompworks Galaxy [4.5CG]
-Sweet Mystery Galaxy [4.6SMG]
-Bowser's Gravity Gauntlet [4.7BGG]


World 5

-Space Storm Galaxy [5.1SSG]
-Boo Moon Galaxy [5.2BMG]
-Upside Dizzy Galaxy [5.3UDG]
-Slipsand Galaxy [5.4SG]
-Shiverburn Galaxy [5.5SG]
-Fleet Glide Galaxy [5.6FGG]
-Bowser Jr.'s Boom Bunker [5.7BJBB]


World 6

-Melty Monster Galaxy [6.1MMG]
-Clockwork Ruins Galaxy [6.2CRG]
-Throwback Galaxy [6.3TG]
-Battle Belt Galaxy [6.4BBG]
-Slimy Spring Galaxy [6.5SSG]
-Flash Black Galaxy [6.6FBG]
-Bowser's Galaxy Generator [6.7BGG]


World S

-Mario Squared Galaxy [S.1MSG]
-Rolling Coaster Galaxy [S.2RCG]
-Twisty Trials Galaxy [S.3TTG]
-Stone Cyclone Galaxy [S.4SCG]
-Boss Blitz Galaxy [S.5BBG]
-Flip-Out Galaxy [S.6FOG]



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About Green Stars, Terminology [.04] -=
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Each galaxy's guide will be prefaced by the number of green stars it contains,
and which of those are found in the same level.  For instance, if the first two
stars are found in the same level, then either one can be gotten by selecting
"Green Star 1" or "Green Star 2" from the star selection screen, since it will
take you to the same place with the same setup.  If you missed the first and
have moved on from the area it was located at, you can still get to the second
and not have to restart the level and waste any time.

There are a few rules as to where stars are located.  They are always out in
the open, not hidden in things like boxes or balloons or snow sculptures.
If you are in a level that ends with a boss fight, the star will always be
found before you make it that far.  Finally, the first two green stars in every
galaxy (with the exception of the Cosmic Cove and Space Storm galaxies) can be
found in the same level, as explained in the previous paragraph.  This holds
true for galaxies with only two stars.

To get all these stars, I used Luigi.  He has a bit of an edge over Mario in
jump height, which made a lot of the stars easier.  However, he also recovers
more slowly from being knocked down, and has about a half-second of lag when
you start moving from a cold stop, which can be deadly in galaxies where you
have to be constantly moving (specifically Flip-Out Galaxy).

I will occasionally use different terms to refer to enemies and game features
to use them as landmarks so you can orient yourself.  Some terms I'll pull from
the game booklet, and others I'll just make up so you know what I'm talking
about.  I'll write some of them down here, on the off chance that you're a
hardcore enough gamer to make it this far but don't know the terminology in the
Mario universe.

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Checkpoint Flag- the little black Bowser flag that turns to an "M" or "L" when
you hit it to save your progress at that point if you die.

Launch Star- The large orange stars that you spin to fly long distances to
reach a new area.  Launch stars that are created by paying Lumas to transform
are pink.

Mini Launch Star- The smaller reddish stars that you spin to launch you a short
distance, usually up into the air a bit or to a nearby area.

Teleporter- The small blue shining circles you spin in that warp you to a
nearby area where you have to defeat a bunch of enemies within a time limit.

Sproutle Vine- The green vines that you slide along when you jump onto them

Thwomp- The huge angry rectangular stone slabs that move up and down trying to 
crush you

Whomp- The huge angry rectangular stone slabs with arms and legs that chase you
and try to body-slam you.

Piranha Plant- The spiky red Little Shop of Horrors plants that try to bite you

Paragoomba- Winged Goomba

Koopa- Green turtle that retreats into its shell

Chain Chomp- Giant black rolling balls with pearly white teeth

Flutter Jump- Yoshi's hovering jump

Dismount- Pressing Z and jumping off of Yoshi to gain extra height

Grapple Daisies- The floating flowers that Yoshi can latch onto with his
tongue and use as a grappling point.

Power Star- The golden yellow stars that are the first ones you get in any
galaxy

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Green Star Guide [.05] -=
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Sky Station Galaxy [1.1SSG]
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Contains three stars, the first two in the same level

-Star 1
The first star is on the other side of the building at the start of the level,
on the wall above the green pipe.

-Star 2
After the first Checkpoint Flag, make your way to the Launch Star past the
rising yellow platforms.  The star is just behind the white fence on the right
side.

-Star 3
Once you make it to the first Checkpoint Flag in the gravity cylinder, head all
the way to the rear.  Get on the rightmost moving platform and ride it up until
you reach the area with the Teleporter.  The star is above it.


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Yoshi Star Galaxy [1.2YSG]
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Contains three stars all in the same level

-Star 1
At the rear of the area where you get Yoshi for the first time is a raised 
green hill sticking out of the ground with the Comet Medal on top of it.  The 
star is above the coin.  Get yourself on top of the hill and Flutter Jump as 
high as you can, then dismount straight into the star.

-Star 2
At the end of the first section near the giant orange fruit that turns into a
star, go over to the right.  The volcano has a little crater on its right side
with the star in it that you can Flutter over to.

-Star 3
In the final area, make your way up to the original power star.  Use the 
grapple daisies to go further up and to the left, and Flutter up to the green 
star in the top left corner.


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Spin-Dig Galaxy [1.3SDG]
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Contains three stars, the first two in the same level.

-Star 1
When you fly over to the second area, consisting of a two-sided planetoid that
you have to drill back and forth between, go over and stand on top of the red
metal circle platform.  The view should zoom out, and you'll see the star on 
top of the red fence at the front of the screen.  Back flip onto the fence 
where you see the shadow of the star and jump up to claim it.

-Star 2
Located in the third area, the red and white donut-shaped ring around a black
hole.  The star is above a Paragoomba hovering over a set of yellow platforms. 
Triple jump to get it.

-Star 3
In the second area, the 2D drill zone.  As soon as you bounce your drill off 
the slanted floor and shoot sideways into the next room, you will see the star 
above your head.  Get hit by the yellow monster to lose your drill, then do 
some back flip wall jumping off the dirt to reach it.


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Fluffy Bluff Galaxy [1.4FBG]
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Contains three stars in the same level

-Star 1
Directly above you as you land in the galaxy.  Go grab a Cloud Suit and use the
tree near your landing spot to give you some extra height to start off your
climb through the air.

-Star 2
Climb the three-cloud staircase to the top of the cliff.  Kill the piranha 
plant near the tree and stand in its spot.  Switch to first-person view and 
look out along the cliff wall to your right.  You see the star off in the 
distance?  Good.  Refill your cloud supply, use the tree to jump off in the 
right direction, and leap over to the star, making platforms as you go.

-Star 3
At the very end, after the Toad Captain tells you about the mischievous monkey,
stand on the wooden platform and look to the left of the mountain.  There is a
green peak with the star on top.  Jump and cloudify a path to it.


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Rightside Down Galaxy [1.5RDG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

Star 1-
In the area with the Checkpoint Flag where the game switches from 2D to 3D, the
star can be found in the top right corner of the 2D room.  Long jump from the 
3D space into 2D to build enough momentum to reach it.

Star 2-
After you switch back from 3D to 2D, make your way past the Thwomps trying to
crush you.  Jump on top of the rightmost one and leap off to the right when it
rises up to reach a hidden alcove with the star high above the floor.


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Flip-Swap Galaxy [1.6FSG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

Star 1-
On the second set of flip tiles, use a triple jump from the solid ground to
reach the star (it helps to have the red tiles up)

Star 2-
Past the Checkpoint Flag, in the second Chain Chomp rolling area.  Look up to
find it.  Use a triple jump or a backflip/spin, but remember that spinning in
midair will switch the platforms over.


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Bowser Jr.'s Fiery Flotilla [1.7BJFF]
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Contains two stars in the same level

Star 1-
On top of the back left parapet of the castle at the start of the level.  Stand
on the platform with the Mini Warp Star and long jump off the back.  Use the
high jump from the lava burn to propel yourself onto the rear wall.  Wall jump
and spin your way to the top of the parapet.

If you don't want to lose any health, use BluesEclipse's solution:
"Get on top of the Thwomp, then back flip and wall jump spin to make it onto 
the roof.  Once you're there, just follow the wall to the star".

Star 2-
In the second area, past the Checkpoint Flag, go all the way to the Warp Star
and long jump off the back of the platform to reach it.





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Puzzle Plank Galaxy [2.1PPG]
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Contains 3 stars in the same level

-Star 1
On the puzzle block you start on, the backside has a trampoline leading to a ?
box.  The star is above the box.  Carefully use the trampoline to wall jump off
the side of the box and land on top of it, then jump up to the star

-Star 2
Located after the Checkpoint Flag, in front of the upright plank of wood. Run 
to the end of the path and wall jump off of the vertical plank into the star 
before the buzz saw cuts it down.  If you can get there fast enough, you can 
turn and back flip onto the wall to gain enough height.  If not, then try 
triple jumping as you approach it, hitting the wall at the top of the third 
jump.

If you miss and the wall is cut down, DetroitDJ offers this solution:
"Go past the remaining circle piece, and start to run back towards the star.  
Jump twice and triple jump off the top of the circle to gain enough height to 
spin into the star".

-Star 3
As you move on past the second star, you should see this one under a board in 
the distance as you ascend a set of blue blocks.  Go stand on the pinkish red 
board in front of the buzz saw and wait until the floor falls down enough to 
reach the star.


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Boulder Bowl Galaxy [2.2BBG]
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Contains three stars in the same area

-Star 1
In the first area, on top of the raised metal bridge.  Wall jump between the 
railings to make it to the top.  You can spin in midair to increase the 
horizontal distance you travel back and forth between the sides to climb 
faster.

-Star 2
After the bridge is lowered, walk past the pins and drop off the back side of
the ramp.  The star is just over the edge.

-Star 3
After you shoot across the bridge into the second area, head over to the back
edge of the ledge with the Rock Shroom and pan the camera around to see where
the star is hidden.


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Hightail Falls Galaxy [2.3HFG]
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Contains three stars in the same level

-Star 1
After you get Yoshi and fly over to the second large incline, grab the Dash 
Pepper and rocket up the left side of the ramp.  When you are near the top, 
grab the second pepper and keep running straight vertically up until you reach 
the secret area with the penguin guru and the star.

-Star 2
After the second checkpoint, when you cross over the rope bridge, grab the 
pepper and start the dash up the wall.  When you get to the part where you have 
to turn left, run off the top edge of the path and land on the purple blocks 
above the comet coin to the right.  The star is further to the right hanging in 
midair, so Flutter Kick your way over to it.

-Star 3
When you make it past the Dash Pepper maze that you found the second star in, 
go over to the Grapple Daisies on the left leading to the next area.  The star 
is high up in the air to your right, so grapple and jump your way over to it.


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Wild Glide Galaxy [2.4WGG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
After you pass the third comet coin gate, dive down the waterfall.  The star is 
in the bottom opening in the rock wall right over the river.

-Star 2
After passing through the narrow canyon walls just prior to the fifth gate and 
the end of the river, veer sharply to the right.  The star is on top of the 
cliff's edge jutting out over the river.


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Cosmic Cove Galaxy [2.5CCG]
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Contains three stars, with stars two and three in the same level

-Star 1
After wall jumping up the frozen waterfalls, it is out hovering to the left of 
the original crystallized star.

-Star 2
Found after you pass the Checkpoint Flag and make it to the water maze in outer 
space.  Make your way through the water until you reach the yellow platform 
with a blue arrow pointing up.  The star is outside the maze, to the lower 
right of the two water-mines on patrol.

-Star 3
Right after you get the key in the water maze, long jump left off the platform 
to reach the star


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Honeybloom Galaxy [2.6HG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
Once you jump off the Sproutle Vine and fly into the garden of Bouncy Bumper 
Balloon Berries, the star will be above the rightmost berry with the three 
flowers over it.

-Star 2
After the pole-jumping section, the star is floating high above the Sproutle 
Vine past the second swing.  Don't get on the vine, or you'll miss your chance. 
Use the swing to swing back up to the alcove at the top left and use it as a 
starting point to fly over to the right.


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Bowser's Lava Lair [2.7BLL]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
Once you ground-pound the first Whomp, the star will be behind a rocky outcrop 
at the rear of the lava field to the left of the path.

-Star 2
Past the first meteor gate, the star is cleverly hidden underneath the floor 
that the Matter Muncher Monsters are eating away at.




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Tall Trunk Galaxy [3.1TTG]
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Contains three stars, the first two in the same level

-Star 1
As soon as you land on the stump at the beginning of the level, you can spot 
the star shining in the treetop branches.  Use Blimp Yoshi to reach it above 
the branch with the Life Shroom

-Star 2
Found on the starting (left) side of the tree trunk gravity cylinder after the 
Checkpoint Flag.  Fall down and keep moving back left until you find it hiding 
up in a corner.

-Star 3
At the end of the tree slide, the star is at the end of the section with the 
three angry caterpillars circling the trunk.


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Cloudy Court Galaxy [3.2CCG]
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Contains three stars in the same level

-Star 1
Directly above the hedge dinosaur's head at the start of the level.

-Star 2
You should be able to see it when you are standing on top of the cymbals right 
before the Warp Star.  Use the Cloud Suit and jump over to it.  If you're good, 
you'll only need one cloud.

-Star 3
At the very end, it's on the other side of the windmill from the Power Star.  
After waiting for the walls below to separate, jump under the mill and use 
clouds to reach it.


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Haunty Halls Galaxy [3.3HHG]
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Contains three stars, the first two in the same level.

-Star 1
Underneath the Teleporter next to the first Warp Star

-Star 2
In the second area with the stone pathways that move sideways and disappear 
into the ether, it is above the first set of paths.  Get yourself up onto the 
archways at the start and use them to long jump.

-Star 3
Near the end, once the Boos start chasing you, it will be right in your path.


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Freezy Flake Galaxy [3.4FFG]
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Contains three stars, the first two in the same level

-Star 1
In the middle of the ice slide past the first Checkpoint Flag

-Star 2
Once you are standing next to the second Checkpoint Flag, look toward the giant 
snow Bowser.  You can see the glimmer of a star between two rock walls 
bordering the lava field to his right.  Snowball your way across the lava to 
get it.

-Star 3
In the snow-blinded third area past the Checkpoint Flag, keep exploring the top 
level (if you go down a slippery slope, you've gone too far) until you come 
across a Star Bunny by a wooden platform.  Fall off the platform to land on a 
secret area with 1ups and the star.


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Rolling Masterpiece Galaxy [3.5RMG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
On the elevator platform past the Checkpoint Flag, it will be on the left side 
while you are going up.

-Star 2
Above the top left corner of the Silver Chomp platform


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Beat Block Galaxy [3.6BBG]
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Contains two stars in the same area

-Star 1
Once you make it to the solid platforms at the left most part of the level, the 
star will be above a crystal structure at the rear left corner, and can be 
nabbed with a triple jump.

-Star 2
In the silver star pyramid area, it is above the lower right solid platform.


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Bowser Jr.'s Fearsome Fleet [3.7BJFF]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
On the first platform ride into the giant glass sphere, it's just behind the 
Mole that launches Bullet Bills on the right.

-Star 2
On the second platform ride into a giant glass sphere, it's out on the mast of 
the second airship that materializes in your path.




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Supermassive Galaxy [4.1SG]
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Contains three stars in the same level

-Star 1
Above and to the right of the giant gold coin at the start

-Star 2
Just past the coin, you should see it in the background as you stand on the 
giant green Warp Pipe.  It's just out of reach from where you are now, so 
you'll have to fall down in the gap below the second Thwomp to reach it.

-Star 3
Up in the air above the heads of the giant Koopas on the second planetoid.  
Kill them with the drill, then jump into the Warp Star to lose the drill, and 
then triple jump that baby.


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Flipsville Galaxy [4.2FG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
On the edge of the wall on the opposite side of the house from where you start. 
Go through the hole in the center of the house and venture out on the thin wall 
behind the launch star to get at it.

-Star 2
You'll see it atop the roof as you fly over to the first Checkpoint Flag.  Make 
your way over to the second Chain Chomp path and advanced-jump-technique your 
way onto the roof

-Star 3
On the final platform before the Warp Star leading to the Toad Ship and the 
boss fight.  The star is high above the corner behind the Warp Star.  Too high, 
in fact. You'll have to go to the underside of the platform to reverse gravity, 
and "fall" up into it.


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Honeyhop Galaxy [4.3HG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
Hidden behind the red balloon right after you pick up the floaty dandelion to 
waft over to the next area

-Star 2
Right in front of the Queen Bee's face.  Jump off her belly to reach it.


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Starshine Beach Galaxy [4.4SBG]
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Contains three stars, the first two in the same level

-Star 1
Above the palm tree with the ? Block over it and a Yoshi egg under it on the 
left side of the beach.

-Star 2
Floating over the water in front of the giant coral tower in the middle of the 
bay. Using Yoshi, Flutter Kick out of the water and dismount off him to reach 
it.

-Star 3
High above the water trampoline floating out in the bay.  Make sure the 
platform is rotated so the trampoline is facing straight up.  Using the ground 
pound switch at the top of the aforementioned coral tower, activate the Cloud 
Suit, and glide over to the trampoline on the lilypad raft to get the star.


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Chompworks Galaxy [4.5CG]
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Contains three stars, the first two in the same level

-Star 1
It's just behind the Chomp path at the top of the first area.  Dodge the Chomps 
and jump out to get it.

-Star 2
In the third area with the flip panels, it's on top of the roof near where you 
start.  Use the big yellow platform at the end to jump up onto the roof.

-Star 3
In the final area, spring jump off of the rotating nuts to land atop the drill-
shaped roof on the right.  The star is just overhead.


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Sweet Mystery Galaxy [4.6SMG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
Just past the first Checkpoint Flag, the star is under an invisible platform. 
Stand over it and wait until Yoshi's light wears off to fall on top of it.

-Star 2
Out to the left of where the Comet Coin originally was.  If you don't remember, 
it was to the right of where the main path turned left and started heading 
straight back to the Power Star.


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Bowser's Gravity Gauntlet [4.7BGG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
After you pass the big spinning fire trap with a Life Shroom in the corner, the 
path will turn to the right and head up some stairs.  To the left of the bend 
is a column stuck in the lava field with the star on top.

-Star 2
Right after the second Checkpoint Flag past the water maze, the star is above 
the ? Block.




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       World 5
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Space Storm Galaxy [5.1SSG]
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Contains three stars, the second and third in the same level

-Star 1
Floating above the first Warp Star.  Use the blue stars to slingshot yourself 
up to it.

-Star 2
Once you get to the giant fortress that is the second area, jump up on top of 
the red fence on the right and keep going up it.

-Star 3
In the fortress, in the second section with all the bubble launchers, let the 
one on the far right shoot you out into space, directly into the star.


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Boo Moon Galaxy [5.2BMG]
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Contains three stars in the same area

-Star 1
On the moving purple block path, keep following along until you get to the Warp 
Star.  Then jump over to the blocks on your left and continue on like you are 
trying to get the hidden Power Star.  You'll eventually pass the Green Star on 
the left.

-Star 2
Under the left side of the crescent moon you collect star pieces on.  Run to 
the opposite side to lift up the side over the star, and dash back before it 
can right itself and jump off.

-Star 3
In the pop-up book section at the end, stand on the back of the platform.  When 
it pops up and raises you up to the 1up mushroom, long jump off it straight 
into the camera to reach the star.


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Upside Dizzy Galaxy [5.3UDG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
In the large blue room with two Paragoombas and a life shroom, it's in the top 
left corner.  Carefully use the the moving red gravity panels to fling yourself 
towards it (Maybe with a ground-pound).

-Star 2
The next star is in the room right above it, in the upper right corner above a 
? Block.


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Slipsand Galaxy [5.4SG]
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Contains three stars in the same level.

-Star 1
At the top of the platform with the Checkpoint Flag and the Warp Star leading 
to the sand slide, there is a small sand waterfall (sanderfall?) pouring off 
the front edge.  The star is just below it.

-Star 2
Right as you land on the giant sand slide, veer over to the left.  The star is 
at the top of the trail of star bits.

-Star 3
Just as the final giant smiley rolling rock passes you by (or a little 
afterwards, if you slowed down while dodging them), the star is on the right 
edge of the slide. Don't turn too hard and fall o-...You fell off, didn't you?  
Well, try it again.


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Shiverburn Galaxy [5.5SG]
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Contains three stars in the same level

-Star 1
Once you freeze the lava, it will be in the mouth of the volcano at the center. 
Cloud your way over to it.

-Star 2
After the checkpoint flag on the planet with the rocky platforms that quickly 
rotate into the lava, go all the way back to the Warp Star.  The star is beyond 
it, on the right side up against a wall of lava.

-Star 3
In the section after the second Checkpoint Flag with the icy path and the melty 
meteors, it is high above the 1up cloud.  Bad news- you'll need a cloud suit 
with at least one cloud left to reach it, which you have to bring all the way 
from the first area without getting hit.  You can burn (heh) one or two clouds 
to get you across the second lava planet, but that's it.  Of course, that's 
just how I did it. If it turns out it was just as simple as a triple jump, I'm 
going to be PISSED.

Well, maybe not so much this far after the fact.


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Fleet Glide Galaxy [5.6FGG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
At the very outset of the flight, dive straight down into the star, which is 
floating above the lava river

-Star 2
When you emerge from the hallway with the Bullet Bills and Thwomps into the 
giant room, head over to the left.  The star is behind the enormous purple 
column that collapses as you approach.


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Bowser Jr.'s Boom Bunker [5.7BJBB]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
When you get into the first cannon, the star is just above the bulls-eye

-Star 2
When you get into the second cannon, the star will be in the extreme upper left 
of the cannon's range.  Clever.




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       World 6
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Melty Monster Galaxy [6.1MMG]
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Contains three stars, the first two in the same galaxy

-Star 1
Just above the first Warp Star.  Use the blue stars to fling yourself at it, 
but watch out for that Hippolavamus (heh... see what I did there?)

-Star 2
Once you make it back to the area with the giant magma waterfall, use the first 
tornado to shoot yourself into the star, in the nook at the upper left corner.  
You should see its shadow on the lava.

-Star 3
Near the end of the rock maze, on the platform where you have to use the rubber 
fences to reverse your direction.  It's off the right side of the platform next 
to the second rubber fence.


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Clockwork Ruins Galaxy [6.2CRG]
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Contains three stars in the same level

-Star 1
On the first gear past the Winged ? Block, it's at the very top of the stone's 
rotation.

-Star 2
In the large box where you have to change the direction of gravity with the 
green arrow.  The star is at the top right corner of the box's outer border.  
Wait until you shift gravity to reach it.

-Star 3
At the very end, get on a gear and ride it past the Power Star out into the 
open air, where the green star is waiting just as the gear starts to fall.


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Throwback Galaxy [6.3TG]
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Contains three stars, the first two in the same level.

-Star 1
When you climb the ramp up to the platforms that retract into the wall, the 
star is underneath the third and final platform at the bottom of the gap.

-Star 2
At the very top of the fortress.  Get on the Whomp's head after it tries to 
body-slam you and balance on it as it gets back up.  Jump off to claim the 
star.

-Star 3
Out beyond the extended cloud platforms with the silver star on them over the 
pool of water.


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Battle Belt Galaxy [6.4BBG]
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Contains three stars in the same level

-Star 1
On top of the energy cage on the jack-o-lantern world

-Star 2
On top of the energy cage on the mole planet

-Star 3
On top of the energy cage on the final Chomp world


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Slimy Spring Galaxy [6.5SSG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
In the second underwater cavern with the light-shy tentacles, the star is 
behind a twisted stalactite (or stalagmite.  What do you call it when it is 
connected at both the top and bottom?) on the left side of the room.  (Oh, 
right, they're called columns. Duh.)

-Star 2
When you swim into the Warp Star at the end of the first section, just fall out 
of it.  You'll land on a ledge, with the star on the right side behind a wall.


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Flash Black Galaxy [6.6FBG]
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Contains two stars, both in the same level

-Star 1
At the top right hand corner of the 2D house, right above the Warp Star

-Star 2
In the gap right before the square platform at the very end of the level where 
the Power Star would show up.


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Bowser's Galaxy Generator [6.7BGG]
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Contains two stars in the same level

-Star 1
When you are floating with the dandelion down over the lava waterfalls, the 
star is in the bottom right corner of the lowest level of lava.

-Star 2
When you get Yoshi after the gravity cylinder, you can see it off in the 
distance beyond the rope bridge.  Either jump and Flutter your way over to it, 
or just bring some clouds with you from the gravity cylinder.




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       World S
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All the galaxies in World S have two stars, each in the same level.


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Mario Squared Galaxy [S.1MSG]
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-Star 1
Using the concept of Mario as a map of the area, the first star is under a 
green square right above his ear.

-Star 2
The second star is under a green platform on the left side of the area, on his 
elbow.


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Rolling Coaster Galaxy [S.2RCG]
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-Star 1
Take the left fork when the track separates.  On the center ramp with the coins 
and 1up, it's above the mushroom.  Carefully roll down the ramp and jump off at 
the end.

-Star 2
At the end of the track, just before the green circle platform, the star is off 
the track in a gap on the right.


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Twisty Trials Galaxy [S.3TTG]
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-Star 1
Once you get the cloud suit, the star is over to your right out in space.

-Star 2
Out in space to the right of the block with the Comet Coin on it.


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Stone Cyclone Galaxy [S.4SCG]
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-Star 1
Once you make it past the giant gap with the moving platforms over the rushing 
water, the star is above the start of the path.  Use a careful triple jump to 
reach it.

-Star 2
Do a long jump off the back of the final platform where the Power Star shows 
up.


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Boss Blitz Galaxy [S.5BBG]
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-Star 1
Near the top of the tree in the Major Burrows (Giant mole) battle.

-Star 2
Off the far edge of the arena in the Bouldergeist battle


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Flip-Out Galaxy [S.6FOG]
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-Star 1
On the right side of the wall next to the starting warp pipe.  Wall jump back 
and forth between the first two red and blue walls to get up to the 1up 
mushroom on top, and fall off the side into the star.

-Star 2
In the very last section, it's on the right side of the wall jump walls at the 
very top before the Power Star.  I would recommend going all the way up to the 
top and smashing the crystal to kill the Cosmic Clones so you have some time to 
breathe and orient yourself before getting it.  But mostly just to kill those 
darned dirty clones.  God I hate them so.


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=-=-=

Well, that's it.  You've gotten all the green stars, and unlocked the final 
galaxy.  But your challenge is far from over.  I'm sorry to tell you, but if 
any of these stars gave you trouble, then the final two hundred forty-second 
star is going to have you beating your brains out.  Remember to wear your wrist 
strap so you don't throw the remote at your TV in frustration.  Speaking of Wii 
remotes, I would recommend you get a second player to help you get the last 
star.  I hate to admit it, but that's what I ended up doing the first time.  
Afterward, sit back, relax, and bask in the glow of your achievement.




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Copyright Stuff [.06] =-
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Copyright 2010 Daniel Colby

I don't care what you do with this guide as long as you keep it to yourself.
Print it out and keep it by the sofa to reference while playing the game, or
use it as a coaster, even. But if you want to post it on another website, 
please contact me first.


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Contact, Corrections [.07] -=
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If you have any comments, corrections, better strategies, or just want to chat, 
you can e-mail me at dhcolby@nc.rr.com.  Be sure to put something pertaining to 
the game or this guide in the subject line so I don't think it's one of the 
myriad spam emails I always get even though I could have sworn I unsubscribed 
from that list.  AARP membership mailings?  Seriously?  I'm still in college.
     
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