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Jun 24 2017

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# How Far is the Closest Star? Hubble image of Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Sun.NASA The simple answer is that the Sun is the closest star to Earth, about 93 million miles away, but that might not answer your question. Outside of our Sun, our system’s nearest neighbor is Alpha Centauri. This isn’t a single star, it’s actually a triple-star system — three stars bound together by gravity. Alpha Centauri A and B are two bright, closely orbiting stars with a distant, dim companion named Proxima Centauri. The inner binary appears to the unaided eye as a …