Book o' Verse Bad-ass astronomer by Cecil Vortex • May 7, 2004 • 6 Comments Do you know how many stars up there -- how many of those nighttime naked-eye stars-that-you-can-see are part of our local little galaxy? Not off in the broader universe representing some distant cluster. Just local twinkle. Milky Way shine. Do you know? Do you? Do you? How about all of them? Motherfucker.