How far is a milliton?

Chat about the characters, plot, music, special effects...
albedo039
Posts: 8
Joined: Mon Jan 28, 2002 4:28 pm

How far is a milliton?

Postby albedo039 » Tue May 07, 2002 7:51 pm

how far is a milliton, anyone know?(Edited by albedo039 at 9:53 pm on May 7, 2002)

AndyThomas
Posts: 1656
Joined: Fri Dec 07, 2001 12:42 am
Contact:

How far is a milliton?

Postby AndyThomas » Tue May 07, 2002 8:38 pm

The Look In article mentions it, but just as "a measure of distance". Mike's derivation is reasonable - 100 * 1000 - but 100,000 what I'm not sure! I'd have to listen to a clip in context. Probably 100,000 kilometres - when you're talking about measurements in space you have to think big! What's bugging me is that I've got this memory of a character explaining a military term for a distance but I can't attribute it to a particular show! Might have been Space Above and Beyond I was thinking of - they used MSKs as a measurement I think...
Andy Thomas - SFXB Webmaster and Forum Moderator

felice
Posts: 209
Joined: Tue Sep 10, 2002 11:14 pm

How far is a milliton?

Postby felice » Mon Oct 14, 2002 10:31 pm

I'd guess a thousandth of a lightyear, or something vaguely comparable to a lightyear. I seem to recall values of thousands of millitons being used for interstellar distances. What are the smallest milliton distances used in the series?


Return to “The Show”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron