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Types of Objects


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Red Dwarf

Brown Dwarf

Yellow Dwarf

White Dwarf

Black Dwarf


Variable Star


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Spiral Galaxies

Barred spiral galaxy

Dwarf galaxy

Ring galaxy

Closest Stars to Earth

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Sun 1 AU away

Nemesis (hypothetical) 50,000 to 100,000 AU away

Proxima Centauri 4.2 Light Years away

Alpha Centauri A 4.3 Light Years away

Alpha Centauri B 4.3 Light Years away

Barnard's Star 6.0 Light Years away

Wolf 359 7.7 Light Years away

BD 36 2147 8.2 Light Years away

Lalande 21185 8.3 Light Years away

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Luyten 726-8A 8.4 Light Years away

Luyten 726-8B 8.4 Light Years away

Sirius A 8.6 Light Years away

Sirius B 8.6 Light Years away

Ross 154 9.4 Light Years away

Ross 248 10.4 Light Years away

Epsilon Eri 10.8 Light Years away

Ross 128 10.4 Light Years away

61 Cyg A 11.1 Light Years away

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61 Cyg B 11.1 Light Years away

Epsilon Ind 11.2 Light Years away

BD 43 44 A 11.2 Light Years away

BD 43 44 B 11.2 Light Years away

Luyten 789-6 11.2 Light Years away

Procyon A 11.4 Light Years away

Procyon B 11.4 Light Years away

BD 59 1915 A 11.4 Light Years away

BD 59 1915 B 11.4 Light Years away

CoD 36 15693 11.6 Light Years away

Other Types of Objects

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Black Hole


Supermassive Black Hole

Space Flight


Timeline of Space Flight

Earily Airplane Flights

Wright Brothers' Flight

Manned Space Missions

Apollo Missions

Space Shuttle


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