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Voyager 2 enters interstellar space

After 41 years of travel, the Voyager 2 spacecraft joins its twin in interstellar space. A suite of papers report Voyager 2’s experience of its transition through the heliosheath and heliopause to what lies beyond.

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Fig. 1: The heliosphere and very local interstellar medium.

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Strauss, R.D.T. Voyager 2 enters interstellar space. Nat Astron 3, 963–964 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-019-0942-5

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