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Nearby Stars Database

The Nearby Stars Database (NStars) began as a NASA project in 1998 and is now based at Northern Arizona University.

Stated Goal
Nearest Stars to Earth
Counts of nearest Stars to Earth

The stated mission of NStars "is to be a complete and accurate source of scientific data about all stellar systems within 25 parsecs."

The website (see below) includes search tools and links to an interactive forum.


As of January 1, 2002, there are 2633 stars in 2029 systems in the database. As of January 29, 2008, the site is closed, displaying the message "This site is currently undergoing a major redesign and will be returned to service at a later date."

* Old Table from Wayback Machine Web Archive
* List as of 01 January 2009

External links

* Nearby Stars Database
* The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia
* Near Star Catalogue (an unofficial update of the NSTARS database)

Star Catalogue Category

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