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The Closest Stars to Earth – Infographic

Celestial Neighbors

Since the dawn of mankind, we have looked up and been fascinated by the stars.  What were once mysterious orbs — the homes of gods and legends — are now a little more understood scientifically, not no less fascinating.  Today’s infographic takes a look at our 44 closest celestial neighbors in order of distance from our solar system and compares their characteristics to the star we are most familiar with, our own sun.. [VIA]

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