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Yellow Star in Cetus
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A small yellow star with a distant binary companion. Tau Ceti has a spectrum very close to
that of the Earth's own Sun. At a little under 12 light years away, this is the nearest
Sun-like (G-type) star to the Solar System, after Alpha Centauri.
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