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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flagVietnam
0%
0%
0%
100%
11
flagFinland
0%
20%
0%
79%
29
flagGermany
11%
11%
5%
69%
88
flagItaly
13%
13%
6%
66%
15
flagRussia
8%
8%
8%
66%
12
flagCanada
9%
0%
27%
63%
11
flagSwitzerland
10%
30%
0%
60%
10
flagthe United States
8%
16%
16%
58%
91
flagFrance
15%
10%
15%
57%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
17%
7%
55%
164
flagIndia
14%
16%
16%
54%
50
flagPoland
17%
19%
12%
50%
5647
flagRepublic of Ireland
21%
14%
14%
50%
14
flagUkraine
20%
0%
30%
50%
10
flagSpain
30%
10%
10%
50%
10
flagthe Netherlands
40%
0%
10%
50%
10
flagUnknown
22%
18%
15%
43%
58
flagNorway
18%
37%
12%
31%
16

Gender

men50%
women51%
Great Bear
15%
15%
Sirius
20%
20%
Cassiopeia
13%
12%
it is not visible at all
50%
51%

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Author: Ines
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