Standard HyperSpace distance unit

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A standard HyperSpace distance unit is the unit of distance in HyperSpace. The correspondence between HS distance units and light-years, metres or any other common unit of measurement is unknown, though they may be identical or very close, as some sources indicate.1

Notes and references

1The Melnorme say that the Sentient Milieu spanned 500 light-years and that the Ur-Quan spreaded the Dnyarri through Milieu space in a month; since the Kohr-Ah fleet travels with a speed of 15.8 standard HyperSpace distance units per day (see here), in a month they cover 474 distance units, surprisingly close to 500.
However, Fwiffo gives the distance between Sol and Spathiwa as 143 light-years; the same distance can be measured as 233 HyperSpace distance units, giving the length of a HS unit as 0.61 light-years. Note that Fwiffo may simply be shortening the distance to convince The Captain to take him there for the ritual of Wezzy-Wezzah.