Wrote a little program for viewing the map (yesterday), but forgot to have a look in the forum.
Anyway you can find it here (complete with source under GPL):
Needs Java 1.5 to run.
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java -jar vegamap.jar -f <path_to_milky_way.xml>
Right click to center map at click
Mouse wheel for zoom
Hit "j" to toggle showing systems without jumps (default off)
Hit "n" to toggle showing system names (default on)
Hit "s" to toggle showing system sector (default off)
Hit "f" to toggle showing system faction (default off)
Hit "b" to toggle showing sector "boxes" (default off)
Left click on system then left click on another system:
Calculates path and dumps path to stdout