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What are typical star-to-star distances in globular clusters compared to stellar distances in our region of the galaxy?

David Oertel, Bangor, Maine
RELATED TOPICS: GLOBULAR CLUSTERS
In the concentrated center, the average distance between stars can be as small as 0.03 light-year. To put it in solar system terms, this is about 2,000 times the Earth-Sun distance, or about twice as far away as Sedna is at its farthest point from the Sun.

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