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The nearest star to our solar system is 4.29 light years away. How much is this distance in terms of parsecs? How much parallax would this star (named Alpha Centauri) show when viewed from two locations of the Earth six months apart in its orbit around the Sun?

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1.32 Parsec ; 2.64" ( second of arc)
answered May 28, 2014 by thanvigandhi_1
 

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