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Count how many stars are in the sky using NASA’s awe-inspiring panorama

If you have ever gazed up at a cloudless night time sky and wondered exactly how many stars are up there, NASA has released an image that can help you answer that question. Pictured above (albeit much smaller than the original) is a beautiful panorama that was captured by the space agency’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey [...]
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