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In March, Uwingu opened up a contest to rechristen the closest known exoplanet to Earth, Alpha Centauri Bb, which resides a little more than 4 light years away.
The closest star system consists of Alpha Centauri, found to be a neighbor of the Sun in 1839 at 4.
The planet (artist's depiction shown) circles a sunlike star in the Alpha Centauri system--the nearest stellar system to Earth and a favored target for future interstellar expeditions.
BRE[pounds sterling]KSEL (CyHAN)- European Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet roughly the size of Earth orbiting Alpha Centauri B, the star nearest our sun.
This artist's impression shows a planet, right, orbiting the star Alpha Centauri B, centre, a member of the triple star system that is the closest to Earth That means that in the star system Alpha Centauri B, a just-right planet could be closer than astronomers had once imagined.
Among their topics are the light barrier, acceleration due to light pressure, Einstein's conclusion and his later change of mind, the first starship as phase one experiment, Alpha Centauri in phase two, voyage to the center of the galaxy, and a hypothesis that there is no speed barrier in the universe.
It wouldn't surprise me one bit if the probe was now in the hands of Commander Ug of the Space Fleet of Alpha Centauri, a chap of simple Saturday night pleasures.
In the movie, humans have begun mining Pandora, a moon of the planet Polyphemus in the Alpha Centauri solar system.