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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Cassiopeia
it is not visible at all
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flagVietnam
0%
0%
0%
100%
16
flagthe United Arab Emirates
7%
7%
0%
85%
14
flagFinland
0%
20%
0%
79%
29
flagGreece
16%
8%
0%
75%
12
flagItaly
10%
10%
5%
73%
19
flagthe Netherlands
21%
0%
5%
73%
19
flagGermany
10%
10%
5%
71%
95
flagthe United States
6%
14%
13%
64%
118
flagCanada
9%
0%
27%
63%
11
flagFrance
12%
12%
16%
60%
25
flagSwitzerland
10%
30%
0%
60%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
16%
7%
57%
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flagRussia
7%
14%
7%
57%
14
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
11%
16%
55%
18
flagPoland
16%
19%
11%
51%
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flagIndia
17%
14%
16%
50%
56
flagUkraine
27%
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45%
11
flagUnknown
21%
24%
12%
41%
73
flagNorway
18%
37%
12%
31%
16
flagthe Philippines
25%
25%
33%
16%
12

Gender

men51%
women53%
Great Bear
14%
15%
Sirius
20%
19%
Cassiopeia
13%
11%
it is not visible at all
51%
53%

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Author: Ines
Illustration: Aivaras Ciurlionis
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