Abdul Alhazred wrote:Anaxagoras wrote:My guess is a little white dot at the center of the screen (or in the direction of travel) and nothing else. That's just a guess though.
Asimov described it in one of his science columns.
Rainbows around your equator. A glow in front. Nothing visible behind.
Depends on your speed. The "garden hose effect" pushes everything in front of you (extreme case of what astronomers call "light aberration").
I doubt very much that the equator would play any special role.