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List of nearest stars
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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
  3. Barnard's star (BD+043561a) - 5.96 LY [YH]
  4. Teegarden's star (SO025300.5+165258) - 7.5 LY (discovered 2003; exact distance is still uncertain)
  5. Wolf 359 (CN Leonis) - 7.78 LY [Y]
  6. Lalande 21185 (BD+362147) - 8.29 LY [YH]
  7. Sirius Star System
  8. UV Ceti Star System
    • UV Ceti (L 726-8B) - 8.72 LY [Y]
    • BL Ceti (L 726-8A) - 8.72 LY [Y]
  9. Ross 154 (V1216 Sagittarii) - 9.68 LY [YH]
  10. Ross 248 (HH Andromedae) - 10.32 LY [Y]
  11. Epsilon Eridani (BD-09697) - 10.52 LY [YH]
  12. Lacaille 9352 (CD-3615693) - 10.74 LY [YH]
  13. Ross 128 (FI Virginis) - 10.91 LY [YH]
  14. EZ Aquarii Star System
    • EZ Aquarii (L 0789-006) - 11.26 LY [Y]
    • Gl 866 B - 11.26 LY [Y]
    • Gl 866 C - 11.26 LY [Y]
  15. Procyon Star System (Alpha Canis Minoris)
  16. 61 Cygni Star System
  17. Gl 725 Star System
    • Gl 725 A (BD+591915) - 11.52 LY [YH]
    • Gl 725 B (HD 173740) - 11.52 LY [YH]
  18. Gl 15 Star System
    • Gl 15 A (GX Andromedae) - 11.62 LY [YH]
    • Gl 15 B (GQ Andromedae) - 11.62 LY [YH]
  19. Epsilon Indi (CP-5710015) - 11.82 LY [YH]
  20. DX Cancri (G051-015) - 11.82 LY [Y]
  21. Tau Ceti (BD-16295) - 11.88 LY [YH]
  22. GJ 1061 (LHS 1565) - 11.92 LY [RECONS]
  23. YZ Ceti (LHS 138) - 12.13 LY [YH]
  24. Luyten's Star (BD+051668) - 12.36 LY [YH]
  25. Kapteyn's Star (CD-451841) - 12.77 LY [YH]
  26. AX Microscopium (CD-3914192) - 12.86 LY [YH]
  27. Kruger 60 Star System
  28. Ross 614 Star System
    • Ross 614 (LHS 1849) - 13.34 LY [YS]
    • Gl 234 B (V577 Monocerotis) - 13.34 LY [YS]
  29. Gl 628 (BD-124523) - 13.81 LY [YH]
  30. Gl 35 (LHS 7) - 14.06 LY [YH]
  31. Gl 1 (CD-3715492) - 14.22 LY [YH]
  32. Wolf 424 Star System
    • Wolf 424 (LHS 333) - 14.30 LY [Y]
    • Gl 473 B (FL Virginis) - 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], Soderhjelm 1999 [S], Tinney 1996 [T].

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