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Looking for an answer to this:

  1. Aug 3, 2009 #1
    If all the stars, except the sun, went out (stopped burning/giving off heat), would we feel any heat loss?

    Yes or no answers please.


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  3. Aug 3, 2009 #2

    Jonathan Scott

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    If stars are roughly similar to the sun, the relative intensity of their heat contribution to that of the sun would be similar to the relative intensity of their light to that of the sun. So would you feel any light loss?
  4. Aug 4, 2009 #3


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    No. Stars do not contribute any meaningful effects on our solar system.
  5. Aug 7, 2009 #4
    Except that we can see them pretty well, as outlined by the above poster.
  6. Aug 27, 2009 #5
    simply no
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