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Old January 9 2013, 12:45 PM   #46
Re: Vertical Warp Core?

The lower feature is slightly further aft than the one above, which would indicate a slanted intermix chamber.
Only assuming that the domes have anything to do with intermix chambers. A slanted chamber would be required in the Enterprise as well, if such a connection existed.

The bottom feature does not have a protruding central dome, but the sunken structure has a design quite similar to the top dome:

Similarly, the Constellation class features two lateral domes, but neither is distinctively painted let alone lit: these Enterprise kit components are simply painted over. Yet their role may well be interpreted to be similar to that of the identical component seen lit on the Enterprise

Timo Saloniemi
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