Most people understand that every star in the sky is the 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…


 

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

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