The Millenium Falcon is suppossedly one of the fastest ships around. It can reach a velocity of 0.5 above the speed of light ( 300K kilometers per second)
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One of the closest star constellations to earth is approx. 120 light years away, which means even Chewie would be a skeleton before he reached it with the "amazing" 0.5 above lightspeed cappability. I know, its just sci-fi, but sci-fi with brains tends to be alot more aluring and exciting. The Republic wouldn't be able to exist because the first intrepid expplorers wouldn't have returned to Coruscant to report their findings by the time The Emperor seized power. So if a ship was to travel from the Core Systems to the Outer Rim planets like Tatooine it would take like..... forever or rather 400 years to travel 600 lightyears. I love the SW universe, but this really knepper min r