How close is the nearest star with planets?
Alpha Centauri B has a planet and is 4.35 light years away.
An exoplanet has been discovered orbiting around Alpha Centauri B. The Alpha Centaur star system consists of three stars Alpha Centauri A, Alpha Centauri B and Proxima Centauri.
Proxima Centauri is the closest star to our solar system at 4.22 light years. Alpha Centauri A and B are about 4.35 light years away. So, an exoplanet has been discovered orbiting around one of our nearest neighbours.