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Proxima Centauri

Proxima Centauri Nearest star to the Sun, slightly closer than the nearby star Alpha Centauri. Long thought to be part of the Alpha Centauri system, some astronomers now believe it to be an unrelated star making a close approach.

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Proxima Centauri

Proxima Centauri: see Alpha Centauri.

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