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**Amartyanil****Member**- From: Universe
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What is Proxima Centauri?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Proxima Centauri is a star. It is the nearest one to the Earth.

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**Amartyanil****Member**- From: Universe
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How much did it is far from Earth?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

4.3 light years or about 26 trillion miles.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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