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How far away is the closest star?
Our Sun is the closest star at 93 million miles distance. (That's about 8 "light minutes") Next is _alpha_ Centauri at a distance of 1.31 parsecs = 4.27 light years. A light year is 5.88 trillion (10^12) miles.
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