Answer to Question #11230 in Astronomy | Astrophysics for Patrick May
times the distance from the Earth to the Sun (the Sun is the nearest star to the Earth). This number of course
varies based on the location of the two bodies in their orbits. The
distance from Eart to the nearest stellar neighbor (Proxima Centauri) is
4.22 light years away. Since 1 light year equals approximately
63,239.73 AU this would put Proxima Centauri approximately 9331 times
farther away from Earth than Pluto.
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