A starship leaves Earth traveling to a star 1 light year away, max velocity .91 C, accelerating & decelerating 182.5 days ---- how long?

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  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    how long what?

    sure, theoretically it could accelerate at about 10 m/s²  (you don't want to squash the crew) for half a year and then decelerate that amount for half a year, but you will not have covered a lightyear in that time

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    You didn't say if speed was immeditate, so the total time cannot be determined.

    Also, there would be relativistic effects.

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