marklein's Ion Storm Navigator

VGA Planets ion storm drag calculator


Your ship will be dragged:
light years horizontally &
light years vertically.

Adjust your waypoint accordingly.

Note that only Class 4 (150meV) or stronger storms will drag ships.


% damage caused to ship
crew lost

Above results are approximate. Ship's crew experience cannot be read and is assumed to be zero.

General Usage:

  1. Enter the ion storm speed and heading into the form above.
  2. Set your ship's waypoint to the intended destination.
  3. Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to move your ship's waypoint in the opposite direction of drag to compensate.

Important Navigating Notes:

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