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What is the nearest star moving towards us (blue-shifted)?


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Dear Linda,

Thank you for your very good question. The closest star at the moment that is moving toward us., hence blue-shifted, is our neighbor alpha Centauri, the closest star to the Sun. It will continue to move in our direction for a long time into the future, then start moving away.

Sincerely

David H. Levy



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