Originally Posted by Cito Pelon
Every "star" you see with the naked eye is actually a galaxy, not 300-500 stars.
This is why I posted the link to astrosociety.org above. The posters they print show the progression from the naked eye to the Deep Field. It's surprising people haven't made the connection between stars and galaxies despite 18 years since the first Hubble Deep Field photos. It's just too awesome for some people to grasp I guess or just lack of exposure.
Here's another link to print Hubble photos:
I know. However, Sirius, the brightest Star in the sky is a Star and not a galaxy.