Stars have fascinated mankind for centuries! Just look at a fantastic picture from the milky way! Each one of those stars could be like our sun and have planets of their own! The closest star to us is the Sun! The Sun is about 8.3 light minutes away. The next closest star to us is Alpha Centauri which is 4.2 light years away[1].

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