One of those faint stars might even be the Sun; he could never identify it.
That looks like a very faint star to me - magnitude four, five or less at a guess.
No wonder it's only a faint star now in the sky of Earth.
An additional 30 or so fainter stars are sometimes considered to be associated as well.
There the sky was dark now, and the first faint stars were appearing.
The night had come on, dim with the light of faint stars.
The clouds had passed, he could see faint stars around the moon.
It was like trying to look at a very faint star.
For instance, faint stars can be seen through the aurora.
The same curve also showed that there were very few faint white stars.