Re: [GZG] [FT] PAU-IF Invasion route
From: Nyrath the nearly wise <nyrath@p...>
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 21:29:13 -0400
Subject: Re: [GZG] [FT] PAU-IF Invasion route
John Brewer wrote:
> The PAU & the IF are closer that it appears on the Full Thrust Empire
> The Pan-African Union & the Islamic Federation look to be on opposite
> sides of the known universe, but it's an abstraction caused by a 3-D
> rendered in 2-D.
> Using the GZG star list with planetary data...
> I found the listings for the PAU & the IF. Only 2 systems are listed
> for the PAU & 5 of 6 for the IF. I'm guessing that system Gl 370 is
> marked on the Empire Map as New Zimbabwe. And that the systems of the
> Islamic Federation are Gl 438, Gl 506, LTT 5455, Gl 453, & Gl 432 A.
> Using a trig equation provided by Winchel Chung...
> DIST=SQRT[ (X1-X2)^2 + (Y1-Y2)^2 + (Z1-Z2)^2 ]
> I found that Gl 370 (New Zimbabwe) & Gl 438 (New Persia - I think) are
> only 3.4 parsecs from eachother. If I'm wrong, the next nearest is Gl
> 432 A, which is 3.85 parsecs. Both are only 2-3 jumps away for
Yes, I know. They are about 3.4 parsecs apart.
I congratulate you on correctly applying the
equation, I have not run across many who bother.
(or who are not terrified by square roots)
The links you found are shown in
(where the IF is experimentally moved closer
to New Israel).
(You do know I am Winchell Chung, don't you? <grin>)
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