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View Full Version : 219 Million Stars Create the Most Detailed Catalogue of our Milky Way Yet



Fraser
2014-Sep-19, 03:10 PM
On the darkest of nights, thousands of stars are sprinkled across the celestial sphere above us. Or, to be exact, there are 9,096 stars observable across the entire sky. Divide that number in half, and there are 4,548 stars (give or take a few) visible from horizon to horizon. But this number excludes the glowing […]

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