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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Mon Nov 4, 2019, 04:27 PM

14. 11.3 billion miles away, and counting...

It takes a signal, traveling at the speed of light from this spacecraft, almost 17 hours to get to us.

And yet, (to really get a sense of how vast space is) to travel the distance to the star closest to the Solar System, it would still take Voyager 2 over 70,000 years.

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