TIL Even under the most optimal viewing conditions, there are only about 4,548 stars visible to us in the night sky at any given time.

Read more: https://skyandtelescope.org/astronomy-blogs/how-many-stars-night-sky-09172014/

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  1. Yes, the headline in the linked article says 9,096 visible stars total in the night sky, but then goes on to specify that any given person can only see half of that (two hemispheres) at once.

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