Rate of stellar collisions

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Rate of stellar collisions

Postby hyksos on April 9th, 2019, 1:26 am 

Stellar collisions are very rare in the Milky Way. In even the densest portions of our galaxy (globular clusters) a collision occurs there only once every 10,000 years.

The following video serves as a mental guide for appreciating the immense distances between stars.

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Re: Rate of stellar collisions

Postby Serpent on April 9th, 2019, 12:53 pm 

There you see? This report completely exonerates me.... No Collision!!!!
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