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Old March 26 2014, 06:10 PM   #44
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Re: Why don't they crash?

Edit_XYZ wrote: View Post
As for 'unknown factors', if at your destination there is something that can substantially alter the course of a star, you're better off mistaking your course.
There's that, plus just run-of-the-mill uncertainty with the margin of error, that generally gets worse the more distant the destination.
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