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Voyager

(space probes to observe planets and the edge of the solar system)

Voyager 1 and 2 are two space probes launched in 1977. Voyager 2 flew by Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Voyager 1 flew by Jupiter and Saturn. Both are now in the vicinity where the edge of the solar system is expected, where the magnetic fields, Cosmic Dust/gas, and particle makeup associated with the solar system is expected to give way to that of the local region of the Galaxy.

Instruments:


(probe,space,solar system,heliosphere,solar wind)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyager_program

Referenced by:
Callisto
Europa
Ganymede
Heliopause
Heliosheath
Io

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