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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Great Bear
Sirius
Cassiopeia
it is not visible at all
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
2%
5%
0%
91%
35
flagthe Netherlands
7%
3%
6%
82%
79
flagFinland
0%
17%
0%
82%
35
flagSwitzerland
7%
19%
0%
73%
52
flagAustralia
13%
0%
13%
73%
23
flagGreece
9%
14%
4%
71%
21
flagItaly
9%
11%
9%
70%
44
flagGermany
13%
10%
6%
68%
164
flagSweden
0%
18%
15%
65%
32
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
14%
7%
61%
339
flagthe United States
8%
15%
11%
61%
227
flagRussia
14%
8%
8%
61%
34
flagFrance
14%
11%
14%
59%
27
flagPoland
16%
17%
10%
54%
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flagIndia
22%
12%
11%
51%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
11%
25%
11%
51%
35
flagUkraine
19%
19%
14%
47%
21
flagUnknown
22%
21%
15%
39%
948
flagNorway
18%
36%
13%
31%
22
flagthe Philippines
20%
25%
35%
15%
20

Gender

men51%
women58%
Great Bear
16%
14%
Sirius
19%
16%
Cassiopeia
12%
10%
it is not visible at all
51%
58%

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Author: Ines
Illustration: Aivaras Ciurlionis
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