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Voyager 1 set to reach 100 AU from the Sun

SirUlli

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On Saturday, 12th August, Voyager 1 will become the first spacecraft
to reach 100 AU from the Sun after 29 years in space.

Full Story

http://www.heavens-above.com/solar-esca...t=0&lng=0&alt=0&loc=Unspecified&TZ=CET

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astronomical unit

The astronomical unit, or AU, is the average distance between the Earth and Sun. It is a convenient unit to use when expressing distances within the solar system. The AU, as defined in the IAU (1976) system of constants, is equal to 149 597 870 km.

In terms of other units, 1 AU is equal to;

92 955 807 miles
499.004 782 light seconds
1 / 63 241 light-years

more Info

http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/

Greetings from Germany
Sir Ulli
 

SirUlli

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i remember

"I am convinced that human flight is possible and practical."
-- Wilbur Wright, 1899


so years are going and we are going to....

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greetings from Germany
Sir Ulli

 

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