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#1 2013-07-01 16:06:05

Amartyanil
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Proxima Centauri

What is Proxima Centauri?


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#2 2013-07-01 16:17:46

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Re: Proxima Centauri

Proxima Centauri is a star. It is the nearest one to the Earth.

250px-Proxima_Centauri_2MASS_Atlas.jpg


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#3 2013-07-13 00:44:37

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Re: Proxima Centauri

How much did it is far from Earth?


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#4 2013-07-13 01:24:04

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Re: Proxima Centauri

Hi;

4.3 light years or about 26 trillion miles.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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