What is the second closest star to earth?


What is the second closest star to earth?


Stars are celestial bodies that we can often see in the night sky. Most stars aren't readily apparent, and some are so far away that the light we see is actually from a star that is already extinguished.

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The closest star to Earth is the Sun, and the next closest is 4.22 light-years away, Proxima Centauri. This star is part of the Alpha Centauri star...

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Star Formation: Main Sequence, Dwarf & Giant Stars

from CLEP Natural Sciences: Study Guide & Test Prep

Chapter 9 / Lesson 3

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