Proxima Centuari Star System - Proxima Centauri Star
4.2421 Light Years from Earth
Rigil Kentaurus A
Proxima Centauri is the closest star to our Solar System. Proxima Centauri belongs to a triple star system that includes Rigil Kentaurus A and Rigil Kentaurus B (formerly known as Alpha Cenaturi A & B). Rigil Kentaurus A and B orbit each other as a binary star system, and Proxima Cenaturi orbits Rigil Kentaurus A and B.