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Only infrequently a distance is directly given in a Star Trek episode, but quite often sentences are used like "travelling this distance will take us 23 days at warp 8, and only about 15 days at warp 9". Because we have a warp formula confirmed on screen, we can calculate distances very easily by using these indirect statements.

Please simply enter the given time and warp factor in the below Javascript form and click on "Calculate" to determine the distance. For calculating, the program uses the physical standard formulas and the rather exact formula

warp^(10/3)+(10-warp)^(-11/3)

However, there are great discrepancies above warp 9.6, therefore inputs above that speed are invalid.


Parameters

  Velocity warp

c

km/s

  Time a   d  h   min  sec
 
  

Result

  Distance ly

 

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