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Approaching Oort Cloud?

  1. Sep 6, 2010 #1

    cph

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    Voyager 1 launched in 1977 is ~10^10 miles out, near heliopause. Continuing at it's current velocity (3x 10^8 mph), for 3300 yrs (100x current 33 yrs), then it will be out ~10^-2 lyrs; that is approaching Oort Cloud outer gravitation limits of our stellar system?

    http://blog.seattlepi.com/americanaerospace/archives/220421.asp
     
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  3. Sep 9, 2010 #2
    Your Voyager speed is about 10,000 times too high.
     
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