Alpha centauri by Barton, William

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Published by Avon Books in New York .

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StatementWilliam Barton and Michael Capobianco.
ContributionsCapobianco, Michael, 1950-
LC ClassificationsPS3552.A778 A75 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination438 p. ;
Number of Pages438
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1005537M
ISBN 100380975114
LC Control Number96045325

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Proxima Centauri is a red dwarf about seven times smaller than the. Alpha Centauri includes a pair of bright stars that orbit each other: a yellow, sunlike star named Alpha Centauri A and a redder star named Alpha Centauri B.

These two stars are about light-years from the Sun. They complete one orbit about every 80 years. The third star in the system is a red dwarf known as Proxima Centauri, which orbits.

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The Alpha Centaurians do have access to this channel of information in their natural state - they are totally empathic and telepathic on their home planet. Information on an extraterrestrial encounter from the Proxima Centauri star system is well documented in the late Elizabeth Klarer's book Beyond the Light Barrier.

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"Isn't that the closest star system to us?" Crowley nodded. "What does that have to do with you?" Onoel asked. Crowley chuckled, closing the book and pushing it off to the side.

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