In the Babylon 5
universe, an energy vortex created to provide an entry to, or exit from, hyperspace
. Most jump points are created by jumpgates
, although larger warships and White Star
ships carry generators with which they can form their own jump points.
Shadow vessels have the capability to disrupt jump points. Forming a jump point within an active jumpgate generally results in a massive explosion destroying the gate (the "bonehead maneuver").