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Please don't flame me for this as it is probably already answered somewhere.

How does one estimate the number of stars in a 500pc^3 which have a range of 10^-2 to 0.1 Lsun?

I am not a maths head, so simple answer that would have the formula would be great.

Thanks

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# Estimate the number of stars with present-day luminosity function

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