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This is only a rough estimate. But the number of supernovae in the Milky Way is approximately 2-5 / 100 years (here and here). There is approximately $3 \times 10^{11}$ stars in the Milky Way. Provided the supernovae rate did not change much through the history (which is a big if that probably doesn't work), the total number of supernovae would be ...


Let's take a look! While I can't quite track down the source of this image, I've found it throughout the web, so hopefully it's roughly accurate. I'm pulling it from the Wikipedia article on the Orion Arm. In this image you can also see the Orion Nebula sitting (relatively) cozily to the Sun. The distance between the two is believed to be around 1350 ...

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