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%
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0%
100%
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
4%
0%
90%
21
flagCzech Republic
7%
7%
0%
84%
13
flagFinland
0%
17%
0%
82%
34
flagthe Netherlands
11%
2%
5%
80%
35
flagItaly
6%
12%
9%
72%
33
flagGermany
11%
12%
4%
69%
106
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
14%
7%
62%
263
flagthe United States
9%
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11%
62%
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flagRussia
9%
9%
9%
61%
21
flagFrance
12%
12%
16%
60%
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flagPoland
16%
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flagUkraine
20%
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20%
53%
15
flagCanada
15%
7%
23%
53%
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flagSpain
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7%
15%
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flagIndia
19%
12%
14%
52%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
10%
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13%
51%
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flagUnknown
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15%
39%
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flagNorway
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37%
12%
31%
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flagthe Philippines
28%
21%
28%
21%
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Gender

men52%
women55%
Great Bear
16%
14%
Sirius
18%
18%
Cassiopeia
12%
11%
it is not visible at all
52%
55%

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Author: Ines
Illustration: Aivaras Ciurlionis
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