MAP/ATLAS OF THE STAR SYSTEMS WITHIN 20 LIGHT-YEARS OF EARTH:
LIST OF THE STAR SYSTEMS WITHIN 20 LIGHT-YEARS OF EARTH:
NOTE: Scroll DOWN to view all six (6) IMAGES!
IMAGE #1 = Close-Up View of the astronomical listing for DELTA PAVONIS, 10th entry down
DELTA PAVONIS Star System Fast Facts:
Yellow-Orange Main Sequence Dwarf Star
IMAGE #2 = Master List of The Nearest STAR SYSTEMS to Earth
IMAGE #3 = Star System DELTA PAVONIS, 2nd to the LAST listing
CELESTIAL NOTE: DELTA PAVONIS is a YELLOW-ORANGE STAR and is older than our SUN, but is very similar to it. YELLOW STARS are one of the main targets in the the search of EARTH-LIKE PLANETS and life.
IMAGE #4 = STAR SYSTEMS WITHIN 20 LIGHT-YEARS: There are a total of 83 known star systems within this distance containing 109 stars and 8 brown dwarfs. This is a negative version of this map, which might be easier to print.
http://www.atlasoftheuniverse.com/w20lys.gif [negative version]
IMAGE #5 = The DELTA PAVONIS Star System in popular science fiction literature:
"DUNE: A Whisper of CALADAN SEAS" is a short story and rehash of the Brian Herbert novel "The ROAD to DUNE." CALADAN, is the third planet of DELTA PAVONIS where the surface of the planet is predominantly covered with water. In the novel, Planet CALADAN is a sea-covered ancestral homeworld. The desert planet ARRAKIS is pictured here BELOW.
NOTE: In the SUN's immediate neighborhood, there's about one (1) star for every 280 cubic light-years. So there should be about ...
1,875 stars within 50 light-years
LOCAL GALACTIC NEIGHBORHOOD: DELTA PAVONIS has been identified by
Maggie Turnbull and Jill Tarter of the SETI Institute as the "Best
SETI target" in a survey of nearby stars. DELTA PAVONIS is the nearest
SUN-LIKE STAR that is NOT a member of a binary or multiple star system.
IMAGE #6 = "DELTA PAVONIS" (1990), novel by John Maddox Roberts and Eric Kotani.