Voyager is trapped in orbit above a strange planet where time passes thousands of times faster than in the surrounding galaxy. As the population of the planet evolves Voyager becomes an integral part of their culture. Eventually they develop technology that allows them to send someone to the "Sky Ship". Written by
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The storyline for is largely the same as the plot of the 1980 novel "Dragon's Egg", by Robert L. Forward, with some minor variations (for example, in the novel, the lifeforms were on a pulsar, not a rapidly spinning planet, and the time differential was much greater). See more
Early on, before and after the time when Voyager is first observed, all the night stars are visible and, apparently, standing still. As fast as it's said that the planet is spinning, the stars (and Voyager) should either be blurs or streaks. This effect can be confirmed by pointing a camera directly up at the night sky, locking the shutter open, and taking a time-lapse photograph. All the stars in the image will be in a continuous streak from east to west. So until their tech had advanced, at the stage they were in when Voyager got stuck in orbit, they shouldn't have been able to identify anything above the planet except objects directly above the two orbital poles, where the spinning effect is less pronounced. See more
That's one planet that never showed up on the multiple choice exam.
References Star Trek: Wink of an Eye
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
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