Alpha Centauri

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brightest star in Centaurus

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After Alpha Centauri last year, it's pretty scary to have a good bunch of juveniles."
A bare form line through Alpha Centauri favours Laurens significantly over Veracious, but other factors are of note.
The Karl Burke-trained winner got home by three parts of a length from Alpha Centauri, who was found to be clinically abnormal post race.
Jockey Colm O'Donoghue kept things simple from the moment the gates opened, allowing Alpha Centauri to stride on in front against the rail.
Fresh from victory in the Irish 1,000 Guineas, Alpha Centauri put her Coronation Stakes rivals to the sword in some style, clocking a new course record on the way to a six-length victory over the reopposing Threading.
The race was as good as over when the rider kicked for home two out and Alpha Centauri quickly powered into a clear lead.
And Alpha Centauri confirmed herself as the top three-year-old filly in the miling division this season with a scintillating victory in Berkshire.
As well as Alpha Centauri, Harrington also has big hopes for TORCEDOR (4.20) in Thursday's Gold Cup.
Alpha Centauri secured a landmark first Classic success for prominent dual-purpose trainer Jessica Harrington when landing the Irish 1,000 Guineas and she will also be aiming to give her handler an inaugural Royal Ascot win.
Scientists have found thousands of exoplanets with many in the potentially habitable "goldilocks zone," but, despite all these discoveries, we are still waiting to find more exoplanetary candidates in the closest star system to ours - Alpha Centauri.
When earth is threatened in the future, several families are picked to go to Alpha Centauri to create a new colony.
The Robinsons -- including bickering sisters Judy (Taylor Russell) and Penny (Mina Sundwall) and their sensitive kid brother, Will (Maxwell Jenkins) -- are approved to join a select group of colonists who will leave an irreparably polluted Earth and travel to a hospitable planet that orbits Alpha Centauri.
When your correspondent mentioned Alpha Centauri it reminded me of Babylon 5, when 'Citizen G-Kar' of the Narn Regime was captured by Centauri Dragoons and taken to the evil Emperor Cartasia, on Centauri Prime.
Hawking also gave light to a project that he is backing-the Breakthrough Starshot initiative-which aims to develop ultra-fast light-powered spacecraft that can accommodate humans to habitable worlds circling around the nearby star, Alpha Centauri.
Nearest Neighbors "Alpha Centauri was among the first stars known to be double.