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Star Is Discovered to be a Close Neighbor of the Sun and the Coldest of Its Kind (2 of 3)

Caption: This diagram illustrates the locations of the star systems that are closest to the Sun. The year when each star was discovered to be a neighbor of the Sun is indicated. The brown dwarf WISE J085510.83-071442.5 is the fourth nearest system to the Sun.

Credit: Janella Williams, Penn State University

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