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Old February 8th 20, 09:54 PM posted to alt.astronomy
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Old February 8th 20, 11:57 PM posted to alt.astronomy
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On Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 12:54:31 PM UTC-8, wrote:

When the Milky Way and Andromeda merge in a few billion years, there will be essentially no star collisions. Lots of gravitational interaction but no collisions. This is because star dimensions are so vastly less than the distances between them.


Sure, star collisions are incredibly rare, but not unheard of. Here are some really interesting links about this subject matter...

https://www.universetoday.com/107244/can-stars-collide/

https://www.sciencefocus.com/space/w...stars-collide/

https://www.newscientist.com/article...-than-thought/
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Old February 9th 20, 02:00 AM posted to alt.astronomy
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Old February 9th 20, 06:09 AM posted to alt.astronomy
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On Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 5:00:21 PM UTC-8, wrote:
Thanks for good info ...


Sure. Pretty interesting stuff, isn't it?
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Undoubtedly, but no collisions
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