Poul Anderson, The Boat Of A Million Years (London, 1991).
will take fifteen years to reach its destination, a planet in Pegasus.
About fifteen hundred light years in the same direction is the nearest
of the radiation sources that might be a high-energy civilization.
The Sun is little more than the brightest star when Pytheas
is near Jupiter. Anderson must describe stars seen from space yet
again. This time, the Milky Way is "...like a river of frost and light."
The Survivors have paired off:
Hanno and Svoboda;
Wanderer and Flora;
Patulcius and Aliyat;
Tu Shan and Yukiko.
Patulcius and Aliyat are a surprise but we remember that Patulcius did marry occasionally down the millennia.