Used in a similar manner to a regular * asterisk character but tends to be shown in a similar vertical alignment to a • bullet point. The eight spoked asterisk has both a ✳︎ text and ✳️ emoji presentation available on most platforms.
📅 Eight-Spoked Asterisk was approved as part of Unicode 1.1 in 1993
under the name “Eight Spoked Asterisk”
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.