DWQA QuestionsCategory: Physical UniverseIn the encyclopedia illustration showing the Pioneer space probe paths, is the brown dwarf solar companion star truly 50 billion miles away?
Nicola Staff asked 4 months ago

That, too, is a fairly accurate assessment of distance and that was because the information was known by the astronomer putting this illustration together. It was not meant for public consumption and so it was leaked inadvertently but was authoritative.