What is the second closest star to Earth?

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The second closest star to earth is Proxima Centauri. It is a red dwarf star that is about 4.2 light years distance in the constellation of Centaurus. The star was discovered by the Director of the Union Observatory in SA in the year 1915.
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Strictly speaking, the CLOSEST star to the Earth is our own Sun. The next closest after that is Proxima Centauri, a tiny red dwarf 4.2 light years away. Even though it is the closest
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The sun, at about 92 million miles, is the closest star to Earth.The next closest
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Proxima Centauri is the second closest star at 4.22 lightyears away! It's located in Alpha Centauri.
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The sun, at a distance of 92,955,900 miles (149,598,000 kilometers), is the closest star to the Earth. After the sun, the closest stars are the members of the triple star system known
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