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Re: RE: Orbit B

> >Just to complicate things.  The mirror is moring at a high fraction of the
> >speed of light.  So relatavistic distortion will distort the beam, mirror,
> >and apparent space.

> What do you mean by  that last paragraph?  What kind of 
> relativistic  distortions are you talking about?

Relativistic speeds cause visual distortions of the space around the ship.
 Effectivly every thing appears to compress to a rainbow of doppler shifted
stars around the ship.  So seeing, and aiming at the ship would get tricky.
 And of course the dopler shit will eat power from the beam.