Nearby Stars Database

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

Stated Goal[edit]

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.

Status[edit]

As of January 1, 2002, there are 2,633 stars in 2,029 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."

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