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Voyager 1

NSSDCA ID: 1977-084A

Launch Information

Launch Date/Time: 1977-09-05T12:56:00Z
Launch Vehicle: Titan IIIE-Centaur
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Trajectory Description

No description available.

Trajectory Details

Type: Interplanetary cruise
Central Body: Sun
Epoch start (UTC): 1977-09-08 05:08:17
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1979-03-05 07:05:26
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
1.00 AU8.96 AU1.032°0.79778
Regions Traversed
  Interplanetary Medium
  Solar wind
Type: Flyby
Central Body: Jupiter
Closest approach time (UTC): 1979-03-05 07:05:26
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
4.89 RJ3.979°1.31898
Regions Traversed
  Bow shock
  Magnetopause
  Magnetosphere
Type: Interplanetary cruise
Central Body: Sun
Epoch start (UTC): 1979-03-05 07:05:26
  Epoch stop (UTC): 1980-11-12 18:46:30
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
5.20 AU9.54 AU2.482°2.30274
Regions Traversed
  Interplanetary Medium
  Solar wind
Type: Flyby
Central Body: Saturn
Closest approach time (UTC): 1980-11-12 18:46:30
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
3.09 RS65.894°2.10756
Regions Traversed
  Bow shock
  Magnetopause
  Magnetosphere
Type: Solar system escape
Central Body: Sun
Epoch start (UTC): 1980-11-12 18:46:30
  Epoch stop (UTC): 
Orbital Parameters
PeriapsisApoapsisPeriodInclinationEccentricity
9.54 AU35.760°3.72472
Regions Traversed
  Interplanetary Medium
  Solar wind

Apside Definitions

UnitDefinition
AUAstronomical units (1 AU = 1.495979E8 km)
RJJovian radii (1 RJ = 71,398 km)
RSSaturnian radii (1 RS = 60,330 km)
 
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