The closest star to Sun is Proxima Centauri. In which direction we would need to look to see it on the night sky?

Great Bear
Sirius
Cassiopeia
it is not visible at all
Proxima Centauri is a red dwarf and its average bright­ness is very low. That is why even though it is closest to Sun, it was dis­cov­ered not until in 1915.

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it is not visible at all
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flagVietnam
0%
0%
0%
100%
17
flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
4%
0%
91%
24
flagFinland
0%
17%
0%
82%
35
flagthe Netherlands
10%
2%
7%
80%
40
flagItaly
5%
11%
8%
73%
34
flagAustralia
6%
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20%
73%
15
flagGreece
10%
15%
5%
68%
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flagGermany
14%
11%
5%
67%
117
flagthe United States
9%
15%
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174
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
14%
7%
61%
286
flagFrance
15%
11%
15%
57%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
9%
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12%
56%
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flagRussia
12%
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12%
54%
24
flagPoland
17%
17%
11%
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flagIndia
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flagUkraine
16%
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flagSpain
21%
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flagUnknown
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39%
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flagNorway
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36%
10%
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19
flagthe Philippines
26%
26%
26%
20%
15

Gender

men50%
women56%
Great Bear
17%
14%
Sirius
19%
18%
Cassiopeia
13%
11%
it is not visible at all
50%
56%

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Author: Ines
Illustration: Aivaras Ciurlionis
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