Unicode Character "✲" (U+2732)

The character (Open Centre Asterisk) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2732. It is encoded in the Dingbats block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ✲.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Open Centre Asterisk
Unicode Codepoint U+2732
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Dingbats
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2732 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ✲
HTML (hex) ✲
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9C%B2
CSS \002732
JavaScript, JSON \u2732
C, C++, Java \u2732
Python \u2732
Rust \u{2732}
Ruby \u2732

How to type "✲"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 3 2. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 3 2. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9C 0xB2
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2732
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002732