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ALPHA CENTAURI SYSTEM










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Proper Name
of Planet
Formal
Designation
Planetary Statistics
Planet's
Major Moons
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Planets of Alpha Centauri A

Distance from Earth: 26 trillion miles (4.396 light-years)
Star Type: G2V, yellow main-sequence star
Diameter of sun: 1,059,000 miles (1.2 Rsun)
Age of System: 6,520 million earth years

Pyroeis

Alpha Centauri A I
Distance from sun: 73 million miles
Orbital Period: 251.6 earth days
Rotation Period: 47:30 earth hours
Diameter: 4,914 miles
Gravity: 0.40 g
Axil Tilt: 13
Moons: none

Phaethon

Alpha Centauri A II
Distance from sun: 143 million miles
Orbital Period: 698.003 earth days (721.45 Phaethian days)
Solar Day: 23:13 earth hours
Diameter: 8,346 miles
Gravity: 1.11 g
Axil Tilt: 32
Moons: 3
Notes: 45% surface water
.......Colonised on December 25, 2136 A.D.
Aegiale
Aegle
Aetheria

Phainon

Alpha Centauri A III
Distance from sun: 228 million miles
Orbital Period: 3.83 earth years
Rotation Period: 31:12 earth hours
Diameter: 7,292 miles
Gravity: 0.89 g
Axil Tilt: 11
Moons: 1
Neith

Planets of Alpha Centauri B

Distance from Alpha Centauri A: 1,050 to 3,330 million miles
Star Type: K1V, orange main-sequence star
Diameter of sun: 747,000 miles (0.86 Rsun)
Orbital Period: 79.9 earth years

Stilbon

Alpha Centauri Bb
Distance from sun: 3.7 million miles
Orbital Period: 3.24 earth days
Rotation Period*: 3.24 earth days
Diameter: 7,985 miles
Gravity: 1.11 g
Moons: none
Notes: Discovered on October 16, 2012 A.D.


* The same side of the planet always faces it's sun.

Caliban

Alpha Centauri B II
Distance from sun: 46 million miles
Orbital Period: 125.3 earth days
Rotation Period: 78.8 earth days
Diameter: 4,043 miles
Gravity: 0.53 g
Axil Tilt: 42
Moons: none

Sycorax

Alpha Centauri B III
Distance from sun: 95 million miles
Orbital Period: 376.3 earth days
Rotation Period: 57:06 earth hours
Diameter: 6,975 miles
Gravity: 0.89 g
Axil Tilt: 29
Moons: 2
Prospero
Setabos

Planet of Proxima Centauri

Distance from Alpha Centauri A and B: 1,209,000 million miles
Star Type: M2, red dwarf star
Diameter of sun: 126,000 miles (0.15 Rsun)
Orbital Period: aprox. 500,000 earth years

Proximo

Alpha Centauri C I
Distance from sun: 15.8 million miles
Orbital Period: 73.31 days
Rotation Period: 73.31 days*
Diameter: 5,469 miles
Gravity: 0.60 g
Axil Tilt: 2
Moons: 2

*The same side of the planet always faces it's sun
Proximo I
Proximo II









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