Alpha Centauri (α Cen) is the closest star system to the Solar System at a
distance of 4.37 light-years (1.34 pc). It consists of three stars: the pair Alpha
The Alpha Centauri system is not visible from much of the northern hemisphere.
The below image shows this star system and other objects near it in the sky.
May 19, 2016 ... The Alpha Centauri system is the closest star system to our sun. On our sky's
dome, we see this multiple system as a single star – the ...
Aug 24, 2016 ... Proxima Centauri, a red dwarf outlier in the Alpha Centauri system, is the nearest
star other than the sun. It is 4.22 light-years from Earth.
Apr 13, 2016 ... The neighboring star system Alpha Centauri, which the new Breakthrough
Starshot initiative proposes trying to visit, is a good candidate for ...
Oct 16, 2012 ... Astronomers have discovered an Earth-size planet orbiting one of the nearest
stars to our sun: Alpha Centauri B. Find out about the Earth-size ...
Laro Schatzer (Artwork from Alpha Centauri, used with permission). Breaking
News. On March 25, 2015, a team of astronomers using the Hubble Space ...
Sep 17, 2016 ... But you're here because of the vidya gaem "Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri" (SMAC),
which is not only a strategy game accepted and welcome on ...
Aug 24, 2016 ... When you're travelling at one-fifth the speed of light, even a small collision can
hurt. Now we know exactly how much. A team working on a ...
Alpha Centauri was an inhabited trinary star system located approximately four