A minute consisted of sixty seconds. On Stardate 1514.0, Balok issued an ultimatum, stating that the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 would be destroyed, and that he was granting "ten Earth time periods known as minutes to make preparations."
An hour consisted of sixty minutes.
A year was the amount of time that it takes for a planet to complete a revolution around its parent star. One year on Earth was 365 days, and was used as the basis for a year of the Stardate system introduced in 2322.
Notes and References
- Roddenberry, Gene (Executive Producer). "Where No Man Has Gone Before." Star Trek, Season 1, Episode 1. Directed by James Goldstone. Written by Samuel A. Peeples. Desilu Productions, 22 September 1966.
- Roddenberry, Gene (Executive Producer). "The Corbomite Maneuver." Star Trek, Season 1, Episode 2. Directed by Joseph Sargent. Written by Jerry Sohl. Desilu Productions, 10 November 1966.
- Roddenberry, Gene (Executive Producer) & Berman, Rick & Hurley, Maurice (Co-Executive Producers). Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 1. Paramount Pictures Corporation, 1987-1988.