It’s official, NASA announced today that Voyager 1 has left our solar system and is ‘in a new region’. Voyager 1 crossed a point in space called the termination shock 8-years ago, and it has since been exploring the heliosphere’s outer layer, called the heliosheath. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

According to Leonard Burlaga, a member of the team that looks after Voyager’s magnetometer: “We are in a magnetic region unlike any we’ve been in before – about ten times more intense than before the termination shock – but the magnetic field data show no indication we’re in interstellar space.”

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