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The Nearest Stars to Earth

SPACE www.SPACE.com Kruger 60 THE NEAREST STARS Groombridge 34 Diagram shows major stars closest to Earth. Struve 2398 Rdss 248 Teegarden's Star 61 Cygni DX Cancri Lalande 21185 15 light-years Luyten's Star ProcyaRoss 614 10 light-years Epsilon Eridani SUN (Wolf 359 Tauteti YZ Ceti Barnard's Star Luyten 726-8 Sirius EZ Aquarii Ross 128 Alpha Centauri Lacaille 9352 Ross 154 GJ 1061 GI 628 Kapteyn's Star Lacaille 8760 Epsilon Indi DEN 1048-3956 Star classifications: Spectral types SCR 1845-6357 Dwarfs o B A F G K M D I Y L Colors do not represent the actual visual color of the star. Star system Distance in Stellar type (s) Observed light-years planets 0 Alpha Centauri • Barnard's Star 4.24-4.37 M, G, K 1 2 5.96 м 3 Wolf 359 7.78 м 4 Lalande 21185 8.29 Sirius 8.58 A, D Sinus Luyten 726-8 8.73 M, M Ross 154 9.68 м Ross 248 10.32 м Epsilon Eridani 10.52 K 2 10 Lacaille 9352 10.74 м 11 Ross 128 10.92 м EZ Aquarii • Procyo 00 61 Cygni м, м, м F, D 12 11.27 13 11.40 14 11.40 к, к 15 Struve 2398 11.53 М, м • • Groombridge 34 17 0.. 16 11.62 M, M Epsilon Indi 11.82 К, т, т 18 DX Cancri 11.83 м 19 Tau Ceti 11.89 5 20 GJ 1061 11.99 YZ Ceti Luyten's Star Teegarden's Star 21 12.13 м 22 12.37 м 23 12.51 м 24 SCR 1845-6357 12.57 м, т 25 Kapteyn's Star 12.78 26 Lacaille 8760 12.87 27 Kruger 60 13.15 М, м 28 DEN 1048-3956 13.17 29 UGPS 0722-05 13.26 т 30 Ross 614 13.35 M. M М, м 31 WISE 1541-2250 13.70 32 WISE 0350-5658 13.70 33 Wolf 1061 13.82 34 Van Maanen's Star 14.07 Clienn Gliese 1 35 14.23 м 36 Wolf 424 14.31 м, М TZ Arietis Gliese 687 37 14.51 м м 38 14.80 LHS 292 Gliese 674 39 14.80 м 40 14.81 м 41 GJ 1245 14.81 м, м, м 42 Gliese 440 15.06 43 GJ 1002 15.31 м Gliese 876 Gliese 15.34 м 44 LHS 288 WISE 1405+5534 45 15.61 м 46 15.76 47 Gliese 412 15.83 М, м 48 Groombridge 1618 15.85 K 49 AD Leonis 15.94 м 50 DENIS JO81730.0-615520 16.07 т Gliese 832 16.08 тG 51 52 м LP 944-020 16.19 53 DEN 0255-4700 16.20 SOURCE: NASA KARL TATE /© SPACE.com

The Nearest Stars to Earth

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This diagram shows the major stars that are closest to Earth, their distance from Earth and their stellar classification.

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