The closest star to the 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%
36
flagthe Netherlands
7%
3%
5%
83%
93
flagFinland
0%
17%
0%
82%
35
flagSwitzerland
6%
16%
0%
77%
62
flagAustria
16%
4%
4%
76%
25
flagAustralia
13%
0%
13%
73%
23
flagGreece
9%
13%
4%
72%
22
flagSweden
0%
15%
13%
71%
38
flagGermany
13%
9%
6%
69%
172
flagRussia
10%
10%
8%
68%
50
flagItaly
11%
11%
8%
68%
45
flagthe United Kingdom
16%
15%
7%
60%
355
flagthe United States
9%
16%
11%
60%
242
flagFrance
14%
11%
14%
59%
27
flagPoland
16%
17%
10%
55%
12358
flagRepublic of Ireland
10%
27%
10%
51%
37
flagIndia
22%
15%
11%
49%
152
flagUkraine
17%
17%
17%
48%
29
flagUnknown
22%
22%
15%
39%
975
flagNorway
17%
39%
13%
30%
23

Gender

men52%
women59%
Great Bear
16%
13%
Sirius
18%
16%
Cassiopeia
12%
10%
it is not visible at all
52%
59%

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Author: Ines
Illustration: Aivaras Ciurlionis
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