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The 20 Nearest Stars

The Twenty Nearest Stars
Name Constellation Apparent Magnitude Distance (light years)
Proxima Centauri Centaurus 11.1 4.24
Alpha Centauri Centaurus -0.27
(3rd brightest star)
4.37
Barnard's Star Ophiuchus 9.5 6
Wolf 359 Leo 13.6 7.8
Lalande 21185 Ursa Major 7.6 8.2
Luyten 726-8 Cetus 12.3 8.5
Sirius Canis Major -1.42
(the brighest star)
8.6
Ross 154 Sagittarius 10.5 9.6
Ross 248 Andromeda 12.2 10.3
Epsilon Eridani Eridanus 3.7 10.6
Ross 128 Virgo 11.1 10.8
Luyten 789-6 Aquarius 12.2 11.1
Groombridge 34 Andromeda 8 11.2
Epsilon Indi Indus 4.7 11.3
61 Cygni Cygnus 5.2 11.3
Sigma 2398 Draco 8.8 11.4
Tau Ceti Cetus 3.5 11.4
Procyon Canis Minor +0.35
(8th brightest star)
11.4
Lacaille 9352 Piscis Austrinus 7.3 11.5
G 51-15 Cancer 14.9 11.8

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