Earth  ID: 4780

Where is Proxima B?

Proxima B, the nearest exoplanet to Earth (only four light years away), is located in the Southern sky just south of Centaurus and left of the Southern Cross.
 

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Alex Kekesi (GST): Lead Visualizer
Ernie Wright (USRA): Data Visualizer
Avi Mandell (NASA/GSFC): Lead Scientist
Gabrielle Engelmann-Suissa (USRA): Scientist
Claire Andreoli (NASA/GSFC): Lead Producer
LK Ward (USRA): Lead Video Editor
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Science Paper:
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017arXiv170902051D/abstract

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Keywords:
SVS >> Hyperwall
SVS >> Star
SVS >> Astronomy >> Constellations >> Southern Cross
NASA Science >> Earth
SVS >> Exoplanet
SVS >> Red Dwarf