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Astronomers spot closest star to ever pass earth

Astronomers have detected the closest star to ever pass through the earth, other than the Sun.

The star, known as the Scholz’s star passed through the Oort Cloud of comets and the solar system 70 000 years ago, at a distance 0. 8 light years.

read more SABC News – Astronomers spot closest star to ever pass earth

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This entry was posted on March 4, 2015 by in Astronomy.

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