Chapter 35 — The Question of Star Distances

How can we see so many stars with our naked eyes? 1 AU (average Earth-Sun distance) = 149,597,870.7 km (or roughly 149.6 Mkm) 1 Light Year = 63241.1 AU = 9,460,730,472,580.8 km Currently claimed distance to our nearmost star, Alpha Centauri: 4.37 light years or 41,343,392,165,178 km! It is a matter of historical record that
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