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How many stars are known to be in the sky?


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There are an estimated 10^10 (10 billion) stars in the Milky Way.. there are an estimated 10^10 galaxies in the universe.. (pretty easy to remember so far, huh? ...*grin*) so that makes 10^20 stars total. Now if you meant: how many can be SEEN in the night sky, then the answer is far, far smaller than 10^1 0, maybe a few thousand on a good, clear night.

Hawley



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