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List of nearest stars

This list of the nearest stars to Earth is ordered by increasing distance.

  1. Sun - 8 light minutes from Earth
  2. Alpha Centauri Star System
    1. Proxima Centauri - 4.22 LY [YH]
  3. Barnard's Star - 5.96 LY [YH]
  4. HPMS - 7.50 LY
  5. Wolf 359 - 7.78 LY [Y]
  6. Lalande 21185 - 8.29 LY [YH]
  7. Sirius Star System
  8. UV Ceti Star System[?]
  9. Ross 154 - 9.68 LY [YH]
  10. Ross 248 - 10.32 LY [Y]
  11. Epsilon Eridani - 10.52 LY [YH]
  12. Lacaille 9352 - 10.74 LY [YH]
  13. Ross 128 - 10.91 LY [YH]
  14. EZ Aquarii Star System[?]
  15. Procyon Star System
  16. 61 Cygni Star System
  17. Gl 725 Star System[?]
  18. Gl 15 Star System[?]
  19. Epsilon Indi - 11.82 LY [YH]
  20. DX Cancri[?] - 11.82 LY [Y]
  21. Tau Ceti - 11.88 LY [YH]
  22. GJ 1061 - 11.92 LY [RECONS]
  23. YZ Ceti[?] - 12.13 LY [YH]
  24. Luyten's Star[?] - 12.36 LY [YH]
  25. Kapteyn's Star - 12.77 LY [YH]
  26. AX Microscopium[?] - 12.86 LY [YH]
  27. Kruger 60 Star System[?]
  28. Ross 614 Star System[?]
  29. Gl 628[?] - 13.81 LY [YH]
  30. Gl 35[?] - 14.06 LY [YH]
  31. Gl 1[?] - 14.22 LY [YH]
  32. Wolf 424 Star System[?]

Note on nearest star systems: light year distances taken from parallax data determined by the Research Consortium on Nearby Stars (or Recons). The sources for their determination were the Yale Parallax Catalog [Y], Hipparcos [H], Soderhjelm 1999 [S], Tinney 1996 [T].

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