Stargate SG-1

Stargate SG-1 (1997)

1 corrected entry in Season 1 generally

(1 vote)

Season 1 generally

Corrected entry: Throughout the whole first season and some of the second, Walter or someone else in his position, counts the time it takes for something to get to its destination from when it enters the wormhole. They tend to say something like "Object should reach destination in, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1." But after the first season or two they stop and it is not brought up until later when it is said that travel through a stargate is almost instant, and in one later episode Carter says that it takes about 0.3 seconds on average to travel through a wormhole and that the travel time from the last team to come through the gate was over three seconds and that was a long time. That must mean that 5 seconds would be like traveling from another galaxy in a different dimension through a black hole.

Correction: After the first season Carter and the SGC have been able to better compensate for stellar drift, meaning that a lot less time is needed to reach the destination.


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