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Alpha Centauri

Our closest neighboring star system consists of three suns, one of which is very much like our own Sol.

These three suns of Alpha Centauri are currently thought to be far older than our own by as much as two billion years. It is not yet known whether these suns have planets, but if there is an Earth-like world in their midst, it is likely to be much more mature than our own world.

Alpha Centauri [star system vitals] System Vitals
Including temperature, mass, radius, and more for the three suns of Alpha Centauri.

 

Alpha Centauri [sky map and alien skies] Sky Map and Alien Skies
How to find Alpha Centauri in our skies, plus what the night skies look like there.

 

Alpha Centauri [3D view of nearby stars] 3D View
Where to find Alpha Centauri in relation to its neighbors.

 

Alpha Centauri [extrasolar planets] Planets
Specs on any known planets, plus the "eco-zone" of Alpha Centauri — where Earth-like worlds might exist.