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Old July 25 2013, 06:04 PM   #59
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Re: Vengeance Weapons (Spoilers, maybe)

Timo wrote: View Post
Phasers are neither sub- or superluminal, but rather have variable speed. Hand phaser beams move very slowly; starship phaser beams move very fast, and often at high warp (because they can explicitly reach targets at warp).
But then the relative velocities between those two ships are quite a bit lower and the phaser beam itself isn't moving all that fast with respect to the ship that fires it or the ship it hits.
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