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Proxima

/ (ˈprɒksɪmə) /
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noun
a flare star in the constellation Centaurus that is the nearest star to the sun. It is a red dwarf of very low magnitude. Distance: 4.3 light yearsAlso called: Proxima Centauri See also Rigil Kent
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