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 - Galactic Exploration Catalog - 
Goliath's Sling

Created: 2022-07-07 03:24:24 Last Edited: 2022-10-13 12:23:16
  Submitted by: SpaceTrash67 on behalf of CMDR Marlon Blake
Star System:Groa Eaeb KT-O d7-4
Coordinates:36435.2 / -31.7188 / 16237.2
Sol Distance: 39,889.5 ly
Region:Tenebrae
Category:Sights and Scenery
 



Summary:

Located in Tenebrae, the last gas giant of this system has an unusually large ring surrounding it, which "slings" a ringed gas giant and its three nested moons, creating memorable views.

Notice: This POI shares the same star system with a prior existing entry in the Galactic Mapping Project (GMP). You can visit the original entry using the link below:

    Goliath's Sling (minorPOI), Groa Eaeb KT-O d7-4

 
Description:

photo by SPCT

The sixth body in this system, Groa Eaeb KT-O d7-4 6, is a gas giant with a rare configuration of moons. First off, it has two shepherd moons, 6 a and 6 b, which orbit inside the icy ring - which is also an impressive 27 ls wide. The third moon, 6 c, is actually also a gas giant (class I), on a highly inclined orbit - and not just with rings of its own, but with three nested moons as well.

View from the surface of 6 c a

Both the shepherd moons and the three nested moons are landable. Their uncommon orbits and the impressive size of the parent gas giant's rings combine to offer some excellent views.

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ID64 Address:155566723011
EDSM ID:164272

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 POI Name  Distance  Rating   System 
[GMP] Goliath's Sling  0.02  N/A  Groa Eaeb KT‑O d7‑4 
[GMP] Jewels of Tenebrae  352.61  N/A  Byai Airgh WD‑K d8‑0 
[GMP] DSSA [CEC] Deus Vult!  1,717.83  N/A  Ooc Fleau GG‑F d11‑0 
[GMP] Fly By Ice  2,173.85  N/A  Ausain CO‑S c17‑2 
[GMP] Pamplemousse  2,380.61  N/A  Dryeou Flaae OM‑W... 
[GMP] Theophrastus's C...  3,051.00  N/A  Swauwry UY‑S d3‑5 
[GMP] Void's Brink  4,227.25  N/A  Chanoa QK‑C d14‑0 
[GMP] Magellan's Star  4,316.58  N/A  Ood Fleau ZJ‑I d9‑0 
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