Public Node Stellar Validators



Boötes is a constellation that is often called the ploughman, herdsman, or watcher of the bear. Being our first node, the name Boötes was selected as a [...]



Hercules is a constellation named after the Roman mythological hero who was adapted from Greek god Heracles - the son of Zeus.  Often referred to as [...]

Constellation Lyra


Lyra is a constellation often represented by an eagle holding a lyre (a u-shaped string musical instrument that looks like a tiny harp).  Although a small [...]

Constellation Vela


Vela is a constellation that is Latin for the sails of a ship.  In order to bring additional Internet Service Provider (ISP) diversity to our quorum [...]

Boötes Hercules by OG Technologies Lyra by BP Ventures Vela (backup)
Validator Type Full Full Full Basic
Provider OVH Hetzner OVH Digital Ocean
Type Dedicated bare-metal Dedicated bare-metal Dedicated bare-metal Cloud Dedicated CPU-Optimized
Location Beauharnois, Canada Falkenstein, Germany London, United Kingdom Bangalore, India
CPU Intel Xeon-E 2386G – 6c/12t – 3.5 GHz/4.7 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Hexa-Core Intel Xeon-D 1521 – 4c/ 8t – 2.4GHz/ 2.7GHz 4 Intel
RAM 32GB ECC 3200 MHz 64GB DDR4 16GB DDR4 8GB
Disk 2 x 512GB NVMe + 2 x 6 TB HDD SATA 2 x 512GB NVMe SSD + 6TB HDD SATA 500GB NVMe SSD + 4 x 4TB HDD SATA 50GB SSD
Traffic 1Gbps unmetered 1Gbps unmetered 1Gbps unmetered 5 TB transfer
Cost per month $139 €59 $101 $94
Stellarbeat Stellarbeat Stellarbeat Stellarbeat
Green Power Yes – Hydro Yes – Hydro  No – UK energy sourced from 50% natural gas 50% carbon-free Yes – SG2 International Renewable Energy Certificates (I-RECs)

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Stars with Artemis NASA Logo


Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and is recognized as being the Greek goddess of the hunt, wilderness, and the moon. She is the twin sister of Apollo, the Greek god of the Sun and light, truth, and knowledge. One reason we chose to name one of our first Horizon servers Artemis is because she is [...]


Constellation Pyxis


Pyxis is a constellation that is represented by a mariner's compass.  We felt that this name fit well for a server used to guide Public Node operations.  Specifically, one use of Pyxis is to provide monitoring and notification of the status [...]

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