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In general terms, with people of normal vision, there are in total around 8,000 stars observable with the naked eye. This breaks down to 4,000 in the north, and 4,000 in the south, non-overlapping. But in the north, for example, half the stars in your year-round sky are obscured by the sun; so roughly 2,000 stars are visible, on average, in the nighttime sky on any night. And this assumes very good viewing conditions. This may not sound like a very high number, but we have become used to hearing astronomical things described with correspondingly huge numbers. Try coming up with a method of estimating the number of stars you actually see; you probably won't be too far off from 2,000 if you do it carefully. We are talking about stars in the Milky Way; a small number of galaxies and clusters can be seen as 'stars' with the naked eye, but no stars outside of the Milky Way are observable..
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It isn't possible to put an exact number to it, because it all depends on the amount of light pollution, other pollutants and the state of your eyes. An average person will …be a able to see about 2,000 stars, the top limit around 5,000.
About 6000, under very good viewing conditions. Of these, about half (3000 stars) are above the horizon at any one moment. Since there is a lot of extinction (reduction in bri…ghtness) for stars near the horizon, the actual number you can see is somewhat less, even under the best viewing condition.
It is very difficult to calculate the exact number.But it is approximately 3000.
with the naked eye in edge of town site the constellation stars are 9 allowing for eye adaptation say 20 min i was able to count 11. , in a dark location 21.
In Delhi only 50-60 stars are visible just because there is a lot of pollution so the sky is full of dust and also because the Ozone layer protects the Earth with Atmosphere s…o maximum only 50-60 stars are visible.
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Depends on what the weather was like, where you were and what time of day it was.
Answer 1: Hundreds of billions of billions. Updated: As of 2009, it was estimated to be around 1023 stars in the observable universe. However, it was recently discovered… that we may have been missing most stars of the red dwarf variety and now it is beginning to look like the 1023 figure would now have to be tripled. So its about.... 3,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000
Do you mean star? The nearest visible star is Alpha Centauri.
That is simply called the Milky Way. It is the galaxy in which we live.
This is a difficult question to answer because what star is visible to the naked eye depends on many factors: 1. Viewing conditions for that particular night (e.g. clouds, e…xcess light) 2. Time of viewing (the earth moves so stars dip below the horizon as time passes) 3. The Earth's position in it's orbit around the Sun can make some stars harder to see. So I'll answer your question based on the common constellations that are generally visible to most people from most places on Earth. So take for instance the "asterism" The Big Dipper (Part of the Constellation Usra Major). It's one of the most famous and easily recognizable group of stars in the sky, and one of it's stars called "Dubhe" is 123.78 Light years away from us. That means the light from Dubhe takes 123yrs to reach us. In other words if Dubhe blew up we wouldn't know for 123yrs. In the constellation "Orion" the star Alnilam is about 1359 Light years from us. In Canis Major a star Aludra is about 3000 light years away. So this is like a way of going back in time since you are seeing the star as it WAS in the past. These stars were not formed 3000yrs ago obviously. Some of the stars are 100's of millions of years old or more. You can check other constellations and their component stars to find out which are the farthest and the approximate time when they might have been formed. Many stars were formed BILLIONS of years ago after the big bang. Though it's hard to know how old a star is exactly we can guess it's approximate age based on it's metal content. Of course using the logic above it's easy to say that our own Sun would be the oldest easily visible star. Most stars are about 1Billion -10Billion years old HE 1523-0901, is an estimated 13.2 billion years old, and is the oldest star discovered. It was one of the early stars to develop after the big bang. But this is not something you will see from your back yard on a clear night.
about six or seven maybe? but there are really thousands of stars in this constellation.
There are two: Tycho Brahe, whose detailed observations aided Kepler's discoveries of the laws governing the planetary orbits, working in the 16th century before the use o…f telescopes, and William Herschel, whose systematic catalog of thousands of non-stellar objects is essentially still used today, working roughly 200 years later with telescopes of his own design and manufacture. Since nearly all serious astronomy, even among amateurs, is now done with cameras of various sorts, no one is likely to match their achievements with the naked eye.
Around 2500-5000 visible stars with the naked eye.
NO, only through Microscope