Voyager I and II

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The Cannonball Express!

Post by neufer » Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:27 am

orin stepanek wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:45 pm

Voyager I and II; the little engines that could! 8-)

Wow; took 42 years to travel 2/3 of a light day! So; who would want to travel to the nearest exoplanet at 4 light years away? :rocketship:

How are these little space probes going to fare in interstellar space with all the extra radiation? :ohno:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2I/Borisov wrote: <<2I/Borisov, originally designated C/2019 Q4 (Borisov) is the first observed interstellar comet and the second observed interstellar interloper after ʻOumuamua.

As seen from Earth, the comet is in the northern sky from September until mid-November. It will cross the celestial equator on 13 November 2019 entering the southern sky. On 6 December 2019, the comet will be an equal distance of 2 au from the Sun and Earth. On 8 December 2019, the comet will come to perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) and will be near the edge of the inner asteroid belt. In late December, it will be about 1.9 au from Earth and have a solar elongation of about 80°. Due to its 44° orbital inclination, 2I/Borisov does not make any notable close approaches to the planets.

2I/Borisov entered the Solar System from the direction of Cassiopeia near the border with Perseus. This direction indicates that it originates from the galactic plane, rather than from the galactic halo. In interstellar space, 2I/Borisov takes roughly 9000 years to travel a light-year relative to the Sun. It will leave the Solar System in the direction of Telescopium. 2I/Borisov has passed within 5.7 light-years of the binary star system Kruger 60 (13.18 light-years away, in Cepheus) at a low velocity of 3.4 km/s around a million years ago.

2I/Borisov's trajectory is extremely hyperbolic, having an orbital eccentricity of 3.3 to 3.4. This is much higher than the 300+ known weakly hyperbolic comets, with heliocentric eccentricities just over 1, and even ʻOumuamua with an eccentricity of 1.2. 2I/Borisov also has a hyperbolic excess velocity (v) of 32 km/s, much higher than what could be explained by perturbations, which could produce velocities when approaching an infinite distance from the Sun of less than a few km/s. These two parameters are important indicators of 2I/Borisov's interstellar origin. For comparison, the Voyager 1 spacecraft, which is leaving the Solar System, is traveling at 16.9 km/s.>>
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Re: Voyager I and II

Post by saturno2 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:52 pm

Wikipedia wrote:
On december 10, 2007 (Voyager 2) discovered that the Solar System
Does not have a spherical shape but an oval shape, due to interstellar
Magnetic field of deep space

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Re: Voyager I and II

Post by saturno2 » Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:13 pm

Web: Mission Status-Voyager-NASA
It has important and updated information about
Voyager 1 and 2.

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Re: Voyager I and II

Post by saturno2 » Sat Nov 07, 2020 6:57 pm

NASA achieves to establish communication
with Voyager 2, again.
The communication with Voyager 2
was interrupted for 7 months

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Re: Voyager I and II

Post by saturno2 » Sun Nov 29, 2020 11:34 pm

Voyager 2 never ceases to amaze
According to APOD of 29/nov/2020 (Starship Asterisk),
the Voyager 2 spacecraft took an image in 1986 of the tallest known cliff
In the Solar System, called Verona Rupes, located on the moon
Miranda of Uranus.
This cliff has 20 km deep

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Re: Voyager I and II

Post by saturno2 » Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:27 pm

In 1986, Voyager 2 visited the planet Uranus.
It were discovered 2 new rings, 11 new moons
and they measured temperatures below
- 214 degrees Celsius.
By studying Voyager 2 data, scientists detect
that Uranus could be losing part of its atmosphere
through plasmoids, magnetic bubbles located at
the tail of the magnetic field.
( NASA Data)

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Re: Voyager I and II

Post by saturno2 » Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:26 pm

Scientists, studying the physical conditions of
The limit between the heliosphere and the
Heliopause, based on data from Voyager 2,
Formulate a new hypothesis:
It seems that the heliosphere does not has
A tail, similar to a comet, rather it is spherical.

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Re: Voyager I and II

Post by Forrest White » Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:50 am

Each year, the energy production required for the probes drops by 4 watts. By 2025, it will fall to a critical level and will no longer be enough to communicate with the Earth. Then the scientists will turn off the devices on the Voyagers, but before that the specialists will establish a communication session with them in order to receive the last data stream.

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Re: Voyager I and II

Post by saturno2 » Sun May 16, 2021 11:41 pm

According to the data send by Voyager 1,
It have been detected in interstellar space,
Stable plasma emissions (far from the
Influence of the Sun )
The scientists wonder if that plasma
( ionized gas) belongs to the Sun or another
Source.