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star system

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Definition of star system in English:

noun

A large number of stars with a perceptible structure; a galaxy.
Example sentences
  • Using our current spacecrafts it would take over 73,000 years to get to the nearest star system, Alpha Centauri.
  • At half the speed of light, travel time to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system, would take nine years.
  • Near the geographic center of the galaxy was a binary star system called Theralia.

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