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Re: Speculation Distance To Alpha Centauri 1

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Posted by Ken Wright/">Ken Wright on January 31, 1999 16:13:57 UTC

: How long would it take to travel to Alpha Centauri C if your velocity is about 3500 km/s ?

If your velocity is about 3500 km/sec, you are traveling at (3500/300000) times the speed of light or 0.01167c (1.167% c) where the speed of light, c = 300,000 km/sec. Therefore, if Alpha Centauri C (Proxima Centauri) is 4.28 light-years, it will take you (4.28/0.01167) years or 366.86 years.

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