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Barnard's Star is a very-low-mass red dwarf about six light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Ophiuchus. It is the fourth-closest known individual star to the Sun.[1] Despite its proximity, at a dim apparent magnitude of about nine, it is not visible with the unaided eye; it is much brighter in the infrared than it is in visible light. has been directly measured to be 5.98 ± 0.003 light years from Earth (35.15 trillion miles). At that distance, it would need to be traveling at ten thousand miles a second (an appreciable fraction of the speed of light) to reach Earth in less than a century. While it is approaching Earth, Barnard's Star will not make its closest approach to the Sun until around 11,700 AD, when it will approach to within some 3.8 light-years

HercolubusEdit

Hercolubus was advanced by New Age author V.M. Rabolu, who claimed in his book, Hercolubus or Red Planet that Barnard's star is actually a planet known to the ancients as Hercolubus, which purportedly came dangerously close to earth in the past, destroying Atlantis.[2] Rabolu claims that Hercolubus will come close to earth again. He also claims that humanity will only be saved by means of mantras and "astral unfolding".[3] Leider has used Rabolu's ideas to bolster her claims.[4]

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  1. http://shiva.uwp.edu/p120/astro_survey.html
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