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The flight paths of the Voyager and Pioneer space probes
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This illustration shows the flight paths of Voyager 1 and 2, and of Pioneer 10 and 11. 'Termination Shock', 'Heliopause' and 'Bow Shock' are three differently defined demarcation lines between our Solar System and interstellar space.
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