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 - Galactic Exploration Catalog - 
Battista Tocci Twins

Created: 2022-05-15 01:28:01 Last Edited: 2022-05-18 13:47:04
  Submitted by: LCU No Fool Like One
Star System:Preae Aec PX-X c3-1
Coordinates:3510 / 1032.72 / 8085.88
Sol Distance: 8,875.13 ly
Region:Hawking's Gap
Category:Planetary Features
 



Summary:

The twins are icy bodies that collide approximately every two years and remain conjoined for 24 hours. Named after Giacomo and Giovanni Battista Tocci, conjoined twins from 19th Century Italy.

 
Description:

The twins are icy bodies AB 3 b (Giacomo) and AB 3 c (Giovanni) that collide approximately every two years and remain conjoined for 24 hours.

Named after Giacomo and Giovanni Battista Tocci the conjoined twins from 19th Century Italy who inspired Mark Twain to write the novel, "Pudd'nhead Wilson".

The system had been explored by several commanders but it wasn't until 3308 that Canonn identified the collision and calculated the dates and duration of conjunction.

The bodies closely orbit a chocolate and cream coloured jovian gas giant. Which permits some spectacular views.

The Moment of Conjunction

Due to the slow speed of impact it is possible to fly through the gap between the two moons for a prolonged period of time.

Flying between the moons with night vision

Both moons have Water Ice Geysers and Water Ice Fumeroles. Some people have attempted to traverse the gap between the planets using the Geysers for propulsion.

CMDR LCU No Fool Like One fires off sensitive scientific instruments at the moon while CMDR Wotherspoon looks on

Calendar of collisions

In the Media

The Little SRV (CMDR Dasjav
The Little SRV considers the convergence

Galnet News Digest

 
ID64 Address:364636870946
EDSM ID:69150464

EDSM Traffic Report

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EDSM Estimated Value

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Nearest Neighbors:

 POI Name  Distance  Rating   System 
[GMP] NGC 5882  1,433.50  N/A  CD‑45 9789 
[GMP] Red Planet  1,513.04  N/A  Flyeia Hypai FH‑X... 
[GMP] V1033 Scorpii  1,637.27  N/A  V1033 Scorpii 
[GMP] The Twin Sisters  1,749.63  N/A  Nyeakio TG‑N c23‑2 
[GMP] David and Goliath  1,880.00  N/A  Qeajo CZ‑N c20‑15 
Blue Lagoon  1,922.95  5.43  Plio Aip QM‑W d1‑48 
[GMP] PSR J1709‑4429  1,964.70  N/A  PSR J1709‑4429 
[GMP] Siamese Twins  1,981.21  N/A  Lysooh AQ‑G d10‑145 
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