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
0%
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100%
17
flagthe United Arab Emirates
6%
6%
0%
86%
15
flagCzech Republic
7%
7%
0%
84%
13
flagFinland
0%
20%
0%
79%
29
flagItaly
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8%
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78%
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flagGreece
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8%
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12
flagGermany
11%
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5%
71%
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flagthe Netherlands
17%
4%
8%
69%
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flagthe United States
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12%
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flagRussia
6%
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flagthe United Kingdom
16%
14%
6%
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flagFrance
12%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
11%
16%
55%
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flagPoland
16%
18%
11%
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flagIndia
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flagSpain
27%
9%
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flagUnknown
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41%
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flagNorway
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12%
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flagthe Philippines
25%
25%
33%
16%
12

Gender

men53%
women54%
Great Bear
14%
14%
Sirius
19%
19%
Cassiopeia
12%
11%
it is not visible at all
53%
54%

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Author: Ines
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