After 5 hours and 31 minutes, we pass Pluto.We have travelled over 3.5 billion miles. It is still January 1st.
Now, we travel perpendicular to our solar system. A year passes. Two years. Three. Four. On April 19th of the fifth year, we arrive at Alpha Centauri A, the nearest star (other than our Sun) to our solar system.
We have travelled 25 trillion miles. Our journey has just begun.
5 million light years out, the Milky Way is part of a 30-galaxy cluster known as a "local group."50 million light years out, we encounter a "burger cluster" containing over 2,000 galaxies.
miles. That's 58 sextillion, 695 quintillion, 882 quadrillion, 360 trillion miles, for those of you scoring at home.