Stars Brighter Than Magnitude 4.5 and More Distant Than 750 Light Years

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The image painted on the base grid is the relevant 15,201 ly x 15,201 ly section of the NASA/JPL-Caltech Milky Way map. The base grid parallels the galactic plane, and lies 925 light years below the actual galactic plane. The smallest circle is centered around the Sun and has a radius of 750 light years. The larger circle has a radius of 5,000 light years.

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