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.

Answers distribution

Great Bear
Sirius
Cassiopeia
it is not visible at all
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
3%
6%
0%
90%
32
flagFinland
0%
17%
0%
82%
35
flagthe Netherlands
8%
3%
8%
80%
60
flagAustralia
11%
0%
16%
72%
18
flagGermany
13%
9%
4%
71%
149
flagItaly
5%
12%
10%
71%
39
flagGreece
9%
14%
4%
71%
21
flagSwitzerland
11%
22%
0%
66%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
14%
7%
62%
311
flagthe United States
8%
16%
11%
61%
191
flagFrance
14%
11%
14%
59%
27
flagRepublic of Ireland
9%
21%
12%
56%
32
flagPoland
16%
17%
11%
53%
10898
flagRussia
16%
12%
12%
52%
25
flagIndia
21%
13%
12%
51%
109
flagUkraine
15%
20%
15%
50%
20
flagSpain
21%
15%
15%
47%
19
flagUnknown
22%
22%
15%
39%
926
flagNorway
20%
35%
15%
30%
20
flagthe Philippines
20%
25%
35%
15%
20

Gender

men50%
women57%
Great Bear
17%
14%
Sirius
19%
17%
Cassiopeia
13%
11%
it is not visible at all
50%
57%

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Author: Ines
Illustration: Aivaras Ciurlionis
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