Why Stars have 5 Points and 13 Facts you always WonderedHow many stars can you see in the night sky? Every love song and poem ever written will tell you – millions. Romantic as it is, it’s just not true. Only if you have great eyesight, and there are no clouds or any sources of light (including the Moon) nearby, you’ll be able to spot around 2,000 stars at a time. The darker the sky, the more stars you’ll notice.