Hyper space flight is similar to Normal space and can be navigated much the same way. Once in hyper there are few things to take note of. First off you will be presented with many Dots most likely white. These dots represent star systems in the galaxy. Each one being unique. The color of the dot signifies the status of the system. Unidentified system=White, Previously Probed=Blue, Currently owned system=Pink, Another entities base=Yellow
You can click on a system to select either probe or navigate. If you prefer you can type into the command bar nav XXX.xxx.x Replace the x with the desired system name. One example being nav G50.1268.
You can mouse of a planet once you have visited it or probed the system for basic information about said system.