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Out of this world An Earth-mass planet has been found by German astronomers orbiting a star in the Alpha Centauri system, the Sun's neighbour in space.
The Alpha Centauri system -- composed of three stars orbiting one another -- is only 4.
Apart from the sun and the Alpha Centauri system, which star - so faint it was not discovered until 1916 - is closest to the Earth?
A study has shown that habitable rocky planets are likely to have formed in the Alpha Centauri system, a trio of stars 4.
Sirius, Canopus, Alpha Centauri system, Arcturus, Vega, Capella system, Rigel, Procyon, Achernar, Betelgeuse
16, 1997 - the Jupiter II spacecraft will launch the first colonizers of the Alpha Centauri system, the Robinson family.