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Nearest star systems to Earth

  • Sun - 8 light minutes from Earth
  • Alpha Centauri Star System - Proxima Centauri = 4.22 LY [YH], Alpha Centauri A and B = 4.36 LY [YS].
  • Barnard's Star - 5.96 LY [YH].
  • Wolf 359 - 7.78 LY [Y].
  • Lalande 21185 - 8.29 LY [YH]
  • Sirius Star System - Sirius and Sirius B = 8.58 LY [YH].
  • UV Ceti Star System - UV Ceti and Gl 65 B = 8.72 LY [Y].
  • Ross 154 - 9.68 LY [YH].
  • Ross 248 - 10.32 LY [Y].
  • Epsilon Eridani - 10.52 LY [YH].
  • Lacaille 9352 - 10.74 LY [YH].
  • Ross 128 - 10.91 LY [YH].
  • EZ Aquarii Star System - EZ Aquarii, Gl 866 B, and Gl 866 C = 11.26 LY [Y].
  • Procyon Star System - Procyon A and B = 11.40 LY [YH].
  • 61 Cygni Star System - 61 Cygni A and B = 11.40 LY [YH].
  • Gl 725 Star System - Gl A and B = 11.52 LY [YH].
  • Gl 15 Star System - Gl A and B = 11.62 LY [YH].
  • Epsilon Indi - 11.82 LY [YH].
  • DX Cancri - 11.82 LY [Y].
  • Tau Ceti - 11.88 LY [YH].
  • GJ 1061 - 11.92 LY [RECONS].
  • YZ Ceti - 12.13 LY [YH].
  • Luyten's Star - 12.36 LY [YH].
  • Kapteyn's Star - 12.77 LY [YH].
  • AX Microscopium - 12.86 LY [YH].
  • Kruger 60 Star System - Kruger 60 and Gl B = 13.14 LY [YS].
  • Ross 614 Star System - Ross 614 and Gl 234 B = 13.34 LY [YS].
  • Gl 628 - 13.81 LY [YH].
  • Gl 35 - 14.06 LY [YH].
  • Gl 1 - 14.22 LY [YH].
  • Wolf 424 Star System - Wolf 424 and Gl 473 B = 14.30 LY [Y].

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], Soderjhelm 1999 [S], Tinney 1996 [T].


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