Definition of Alpha Centauri in English:

Alpha Centauri

Line breaks: Alpha Cen|tauri
Pronunciation: /ˌalfə sɛnˈtɔːrʌɪ
 
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Astronomy
The third-brightest star in the sky, in the constellation Centaurus, visible only to observers in the southern hemisphere. It is the nearest bright star to the solar system (distance 4.34 light years), and is a visual binary. Also called Rigil Kentaurus.

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