Rigil Kentaurus (Alpha Centauri)

Posted by MENEZES FO
on Sunday, January 5, 2020

Alpha Centauri (α Centauri, α Cen), also known as Rigil Kentaurus, is the closest star system to the Solar System, at a distance of 4.37 light-years (1.34 parsecs) from the Sun.

Alpha Centauri is not exactly a star but a star system.
One of the three stars in the system, the smallest, is called Proxima Centauri.
- and that's because it's the closest star to Earth!
Next Centauri is the closest star to our Solar System and is at a distance of about 4.3 light years.

Canon 6D
Rokinon 14mm 2.4
30 "single frame
ISO 1600

*** BEST DETAILS: *** (the face greatly degrades the image)

Adobe Photoshop, PixInsight.

Pousada Campos Misticos
Munhoz - MG - Brazil

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