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The Sciences

Our Neighborhood

Cosmic VarianceBy Sean CarrollSeptember 3, 2009 1:40 AM

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A very cool picture of our Solar Neighborhood. See this and a bunch more at The Neighborhood.

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The collection isn't complete; it focuses on relatively bright stars and those associated with known exoplanets. A slightly more realistic representation would have a lot more small, dim, red stars. Still, I like it.

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