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  • I found the following in a question on "stars- general" in the ask the astronomer section of the astronomy cafe website. "The typical density of stars in the core of a globular cluster can be 100 stars or more per cubic light year. This means that the typical distance between stars is about 1 light year/ 100^(1/3) = 1/5 of a light year or about 2 light months. The solar system is about 0.17 light months across, so that means that stars will be about as far apart as 1/0.17 = 6 solar system diameters. The night sky would have thousands of stars brighter than Venus, with possibly a few too bright to look at without severe retinal damage."

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