Tau Ceti (τ Cet, τ Ceti) is a star in the constellation Cetus that is spectrally similar to the Sun, although it has only about 78% of the Sun’s mass.
Proxima Centauri, a red dwarf outlier in the Alpha Centauri system, is the nearest star other than the sun. It is 4.22 light-years from Earth.
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The Alpha Centauri system is the closest star system to our sun. On our sky’s dome, we see this multiple system as a single star – the third-brightest star
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Proxima Centauri (from Latin, meaning ‘nearest [star] of Centaurus’), or Alpha Centauri C, is a red dwarf, a small low-mass star, about 4.25 light-years (1.30 pc
Barring the Sun, the closest star to Earth is actually a triple star system called Alpha Centauri, over four light years away.
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If directions to these stars were included, you could make a map and see that they are distributed around us more or less randomly. What can we learn from this