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Living in the solar system, we have the chance to study, at close range, perhaps the most common type of cosmic object - a star. Our Sun is a star, and a fairly average star at that, but with one unique feature: It is very close to us - some 300,000 times closer than the next nearest star, Alpha Centauri.

- from Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe (7th Edition), a book by Eric Chaisson, Steve McMillan

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