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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ANSWER: The sun is the closest star. Alpha proxima is the second closest at 4.2 light years away.
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Rigil KentaurusThe second closest star is a tie between the sister
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The Sun is by far the closest star to Earth. It is 93,000,000 miles away from our planet. Still close!
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sun.other than sun it is Proxima centauri at 4.2 light years, a very small star bigger than Jupitor.
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