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What's Next For Voyager One?

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Re: What's Next For Voyager One?

PostMon Sep 23, 2019 2:28 pm

How far is Voyager 2 from the Sun in light years?

The Voyager - Mission Status....

https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/status/

....gives the distance of both Voyager 1 and 2
from Earth and the Sun in terms of miles and
astronomical units (AU). It also lists “one-way
light time” in hours, minutes, and seconds. The
quickest way to find the distance is to divide
the “one way light time” in hours by 8760 to get
light-years. Voyager 2 is (as of this answer)
16 hours, 48 minutes, 53 seconds away by light-
speed, which is 16.8147 light-hours. Divide by
8760 light hours per light-year: 0.001919 light-
years. Voyager 1 is (as of this answer) 20 hours,
21 minutes, 44 seconds away at light-speed, which
is 20.3622 light-hours. That’s 0.00232 light-years.
One could also use the miles and AU values on the
Mission Status page if you wanted to divide by
miles-per-light-year or AU-per-light-year.
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Re: What's Next For Voyager One?

PostSun Oct 20, 2019 6:59 am

Voyager 1 and 2 update, female documentary narrator. Updates the Voyagers instrument status, Communication status, How we know Voyager 1 is in Interstellar Space, Where the Voyagers are headed ....
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Ted's Drone World posted 1 day ago...

This brings back lots of memories. I was a station operator at Goldstone Deep space tracking station. I was the the receiver operator at station 12 during the Voyager 2 Jupiter pass. Those were special times :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZIB8vauWSI
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