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Old July 12 2013, 11:22 AM   #180
Mario de Monti
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Re: Let's Discuss the Romulan Bird of Prey!

@ Mytran

Thats some very comprehensible reasoning you did there and Im always for doing a few calculations, too

Mytran wrote: View Post
Maybe we should look at a different measurement unit, for example:

1 Parsec = 30,856,775,800,000 kilometres

If each of the 6 divisions of a grid square represented 5 trillion kilometers, then each of the units that the "5000" refers to would be a billion kilometers. A whole grid square would be 30 trillion (30,000,000,000,000) kilometers, not too far off a Parsec.

This makes the neutral zone about 1 Parsec deep (a comfortable distance from Romulan Space) and spreads those stars out a lot more. Plus we have a neat metric system with each unit onthe chart representing a nice round number (one billion kilometres)

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Then again, it is an Earth map that we see, so Earth measurements would not be too unexpected!
I can totally get on board with that, makes sense to me.
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