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Old April 28 2013, 08:29 PM   #11
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Re: NASA finds more planets that could support life!

Christopher wrote: View Post
The galactic stellar disk is considered to have a radius of c. 50,000 light years. The Sun is about 27,000 ly from the center. So we're just beyond halfway out.
I guess I'm showing my age again--I thought we were closer to the edge...oh well.
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