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    Aug 12, 2007, 03:19 AM
    Special relativity
    How long it takes a spaceship (proper time) to go to some planet 500 light years away from earth, if it moves with a speed 99.999% of the speed of light?
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    Aug 12, 2007, 02:21 PM
    I not sure but I think it is 185998.14*2.932848*10^15.
    Hope this helps
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    Apr 30, 2010, 10:11 PM

    T=time for spaceship
    t=time for us500LY
    beta=speed parametr0.99999
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    Nov 18, 2010, 05:54 AM
    time-space relativity






    τ=time for spaceship

    t=time for us 500LY

    β(beta)=speed parametr0.99999

    γ(lorentz factor)=1/(1-β)^


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