Saturday, June 8, 2013

Proxima Centauri

We just learned about a bunch of constellations like Gemini.

The nearest star to our solar system is Proxima Centauri.
It is 4.24 light years away from us.

proxima centauri
(from: wikipedia - proxima centauri)

Remember that a light year is how long it takes to get somewhere,
traveling at the speed of light!