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    Thread: Star designations
Post: RE: Star designations

Thanks everyone. The YTS catalog sounds like it will fit the bill. I appreciate all the input!
Slakrman General Setting Discussion 15 136 12-07-2019, 10:20 PM
    Thread: Star designations
Post: RE: Star designations

Thanks for letting me know about NGC 6621 being a galaxy :Doh: Are all NGC designations Galaxies? I’m really showing what a $h!+y astronomer I really am. I got from Wikipedia (I know, wikipedia) t...
Slakrman General Setting Discussion 15 136 12-07-2019, 11:57 AM
    Thread: Star designations
Post: Star designations

Hi Everyone, I have a question about how stars are named. Not names as in Alpha Centauri or Sol, but destinations like NGC 6616.  I have tried searching online to figure this out, but all I’ve done i...
Slakrman General Setting Discussion 15 136 12-07-2019, 08:15 AM
    Thread: Metric Engineering timelines
Post: RE: Metric Engineering timelines

My idea would actually be described in vague terms. The actual event would be viewed from a S:0 perspective. What I would describe is what that person or persons could actually see. Would it be a bli...
Slakrman General Setting Discussion 6 117 11-22-2019, 12:14 AM
    Thread: Metric Engineering timelines
Post: RE: Metric Engineering timelines

Wow. (Lies on floor in fetal position gibbering and crying) Do you think there is a way to travel from one universe to another? Say, a stable basement universe that was once attached to the OA univer...
Slakrman General Setting Discussion 6 117 11-21-2019, 10:27 PM
    Thread: Ways to use a virch?
Post: RE: Ways to use a virch?

I would like to believe that the medium of existence is superfluous. From a bottleworld perspective, does it even matter if it is RL or a virch? The sophonts go about their daily lives either way.  I'...
Slakrman General Setting Discussion 28 363 11-21-2019, 05:17 AM
    Thread: Metric Engineering timelines
Post: Metric Engineering timelines

Hello Everyone, I have some questions for the group: What is a feasible timeline for constructing a traversable wormhole? How about a comm-gage wormhole? How long do you think it would take to cons...
Slakrman General Setting Discussion 6 117 11-21-2019, 04:28 AM
    Thread: Hello!
Post: Hello!

Hello everyone, I'm new here, but I must say this is a fascinating site! Still working my way through the articles, but it has given me many ideas to incorporate into a novel that I'm writing. Just ...
Slakrman The Arrivals Lounge 3 2,908 11-21-2019, 04:19 AM