There was the blip of the leading ship, the "point" of the formation.
"Picked up a blip on the radar, Captain," replied the radar officer.
When we find it, the blip on the scope will stand out very plainly.
Let me know the minute you get a blip, because it probably will be that Consops cruiser.
He sat at the main screen, and studied the blip, making tiny crayon marks.