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originally posted by: ShayneJUK
if you were travelling in "normal" space at the speed of light looking back you would see nothing.
as the light behind you cannot keep up so behind you would be totally black.
what you would see is a cone of starlight coming toward you in your direction of travel
becoming more distorted (streaked think speed blur) the further away from straight ahead you look
and this cone would become narrower the faster you go until all you would have is a point of light
assuming you were in a tube shaped rocket type craft in a module in the nose at light speed you couldn't
even see the back end of the rocket looking along it would just fade into blackness until you slow back sub C.
in fact the sight of the enterprise D going to warp as seen from on board is not a bad analogy of what you would see
at least from the view ahead.
ETA as time is relative for you nothing would change as the light from the front is travelling your way anyhow
you could say as you are moving toward the light in front you are seeing the future as its arriving at your eyes sooner then it would have
if you were stationary.