Astronomy/Stars

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What makes stars so close to each other or far apart?

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Hi Cassie

All the stars are moving--they have beeen moving since they formed out of the material of the Big Bang.  Some are close together because gravity pulls them towards each other.  Some just look like they are close because they line up with our point of view on Earth.

And over millions of years, some will close together and others move farther apart.

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Astronomy and telescope making. Have made at least seven telescopes, both refractors and reflectors, and have spent 30 years looking at the nighttime sky.

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