I can't seem to leave some news stories alone...
OK, so it's farther than 500 miles. I just couldn't resist the musical note. No pun intended.
Most people can't begin to comprehend the distances we're talking about here. There are just too many zeros in 10,800,000,000 miles. Try these instead...
57976.493 Light Seconds
966.27488 Light Minutes
0.0018371642 Light Years
That last one is telling...
It is about 4 light years to the closest star. Voyager 1 has been traveling for 33 years.
At this rate, it will take Voyager 1 another 2,177 years to reach the nearest star.
Melodee Aaron, Erotica Romance Author
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