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Byrd explains that Gaia studies the motions of individual stars using a technique called astrometry.
Measuring these shifts, or parallaxes, lets astronomers calculate the stars’ actual positions and movements through the galaxy with great precision, a field of study called astrometry that Gaia and its predecessor Hipparcos have revitalized.
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