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Re: Dreadnought deceleration calculations  
Posted By: urk  Date: 1/24/09 3:36 p.m. 
In Response To: Dreadnought deceleration calculations (Vincent) There are two schools of thought regarding the outer limit of the Sol System. One considers Pluto, the planetary (dwarf) boundary, to be the defining orbital edge of the system, putting the furthest orbital mark at about 40 AU. The other extends the marker to the Oort Cloud, the gravitational boundary, somewhere around 50,000 AU, about a full lightyear out. Even so, these calculations don't account for restroom breaks and recreational stops. ;) : Since Bungie were obliging enough to give us some numbers (albeit vague
: We are given that the dreadnough takes 9 days (777600 seconds) to get to
: It "arrives in the sol system"  I'll assume for now it starts at
: It then proceeds to Earth at "near relativistic speeds"  call it
: Warning: maths to follow! : We can work out acceleration with the formula s=ut+½at², where s=distance,
: End maths : What this tells us is that, assuming all assumptions are correct, the
: You can of course change this number by changing the speed we assume it to
: Though I do wonder why Truth took almost twice as long getting to Earth as he


Replies: 
Dreadnought deceleration calculations  Vincent  1/24/09 9:19 a.m. 
Re: Dreadnought deceleration calculations  urk  1/24/09 3:36 p.m. 
That's irrelevant...  stan  1/24/09 4:22 p.m. 
Re: Dreadnought deceleration calculations  BlueNinja  1/24/09 4:56 p.m. 
Re: Dreadnought deceleration calculations  SonofMacPhisto  1/24/09 5:01 p.m. 
Re: Dreadnought deceleration calculations  scarab  1/25/09 5:40 a.m. 
Re: Dreadnought deceleration calculations  Stephen L. (SoundEffect)  1/24/09 9:40 p.m. 
Re: Dreadnought deceleration calculations  Devil mingy  1/24/09 10:06 p.m. 
Re: Dreadnought deceleration calculations  Ragashingo  1/24/09 10:55 p.m. 
Re: Dreadnought deceleration calculations  SonofMacPhisto  1/25/09 12:22 a.m. 
Ah, touché *NM*  Vincent  1/25/09 3:11 a.m. 
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