Definition of star system in English:

star system

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  • A large number of stars with a perceptible structure; a galaxy.
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    • 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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