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Paul Leyland
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The nearest star, alpha Centauri, is 1.3 parsecs away and although it is a multiple system the separations are many AU and the orbital periods are much more than a decade.

Thinking about it, if you are prepared to use a robotic telescope and/or travel to the southern hemisphere and are willing to relax your orbital period requirement to 80 years, alpha Cen is also a possibility.