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Space Facts: Parsec & Light Year
How far is it to the stars?
Both "parsec" and "light year" are measures of distance very large distances.
Both distances are based at least partly on the size of Earth's orbit about Sol (our sun).
Light year, for one, is based on the amount of time it takes Earth to make one trip in its orbit about our sun. In that amount of time, light, traveling at more than 186,000 miles per second, will have traveled exactly one light year. Read more...
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"Got it Solved" Attitude
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A Classic on Extrasolar Planets!
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With a forward by Arthur C. Clarke, brazen plan for colonizing the galaxy in 8 "easy" steps. Wonderfully optimistic and beautifully detailed!