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
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
5%
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0%
88%
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flagCzech Republic
7%
7%
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84%
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flagFinland
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flagthe Netherlands
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3%
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flagItaly
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11%
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flagGermany
11%
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flagthe United States
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagFrance
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flagRussia
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flagPoland
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flagIndia
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flagUkraine
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flagCanada
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flagthe Philippines
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Gender

men54%
women55%
Great Bear
14%
14%
Sirius
18%
19%
Cassiopeia
12%
11%
it is not visible at all
54%
55%

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Author: Ines
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