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Posted by Keith/">Keith on July 5, 1999 06:34:37 UTC

I look out into the night sky with my naked eyes. I see many stars. I know that were I to get a telescope I would see many other stars. Get a larger telescope an I would see even more stars. And so on. If I get a large enough telescope all I would see is light. Gamow(?), I think called this the optical horizon. Given that comcept, if the sun is a spheroid, and it shines out in all directions, and each other star is a sphere or spheroid, is there a structure of light. Each star shining on every other star unless something is in the way, it seems, would be a structure of some kind. Were I in the center of any given star, with a large enough telescope, would I see nothing but light? Would the darkness of space not be perceived?

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