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Subject: How Far Can You See At Night?

Date: Thu Aug 15 21:58:52 1996
Posted by: Tony McQueen
Grade level: teacher/prof
School/Organization: Nhill College
City: Nhill State/Province: Victoria
Country: Australia
Area of science: Astronomy
Message ID: 840164332.As
When you look up at the stars at night, what is the distance
that we can see?  ie How far away is the faintest/furtherest star that
our eyes can detect?

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