The Top 10 Nearest Stars to Earth and How Far They Are

The Top 10 Nearest Stars to Earth and How Far They Are
The Top 10 Nearest Stars to Earth and How Far They Are

Most people understand that every star in the sky is a sun, but what are the nearest stars? Sure we know of 1 that is pretty close (The Sun) but what about the 2nd or the 3rd nearest? This is a list of the ten nearest starts to earth right now…


The Top 10 Nearest Stars to Earth and How Far They Are


 

Proxima Centauri
Proxima Centauri

10 – Proxima Centauri

Light Years: 4.22
KM: 33,923,310,000,000
Miles: 24,805,160,000,000

Alpha Centauri
Alpha Centauri

9 – Alpha Centauri

Light Years: 4.22
KM: 41,153,175,000,000
Miles: 25,569,300,000,000

Barnard's Star
Barnard’s Star

8 – Barnard’s Star

Light Years: 5.98
KM: 56,790,790,000,000
Miles: 35,150,440,000,000

Wolf 349
Wolf 349

7 – Wolf 349

Light Years: 7.75
KM: 73,318,875,000,000
Miles: 45,554,500,000,000

Lalande 21185
Lalande 21185

6 – Lalande 21185

Light Years: 8.22
KM: 77,765,310,000,000
Miles: 48,317,160,000,000

Luyten 726-8
Luyten 726-8

5 – Luyten 726-8

Light Years: 8.43
KM: 79,752,015,000,000
Miles: 49,551,540,000,000

Sirius
Sirius

4 – Sirius

Light Years: 8.65
KM: 81,833,325,000,000
Miles: 50,844,700,000,000

Ross 154
Ross 154

3 – Ross 154

Light Years: 9.45
KM: 89,401,725,000,000
Miles: 55,547,100,000,000

Ross 248
Ross 248

2 – Ross 248

Light Years: 10.40
KM: 98,389,200,000,000
Miles: 61,131,200,000,000

Epsilon Eridani
Epsilon Eridani

1 – Epsilon Eridani

Light Years: 10.80
KM: 98,389,200,000,000
Miles: 63,484,400,000,000