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Golden Cradle

★ RARE ★
Created: 2022-11-23 15:32:04 Last Edited: 2022-11-23 15:39:54
  Originally submitted by: Arcanic Maintained by: SirYakob
on behalf of Yakob Rice-Moog
Star System:Drumbaae AA-A h378
Coordinates:-8916.44 / 1961.75 / 22060.9
Sol Distance: 23,875.4 ly
Region:Odin's Hold
Category:Stellar Features


A close stellar binary consisting of a ringed neutron star and a red giant.


Not far from Colonia is the Golden Cradle, a ringed neutron star and an M type red giant star which orbit a common barycentre in just under 70 days.

System map

In the grand scheme of the system, the two stars' barycentre orbits in a planetary configuration around three black holes. An uncommon blue water giant planet can also be found in the system.


When approaching the binary pair, the neutron star's large rings are dwarfed by the size of the red giant, which bathes them in a warm golden color. Normally the rings of stellar remnants either shine bluish, or are not lit at all.

from rings

view from the giant

ID64 Address:3173025063
EDSM ID:63799160

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Nearest Neighbors:

 POI Name  Distance  Rating   System 
[GMP] Gravity Betrothed  717.66  N/A  Drumboa AA‑A h73 
Gravity Betrothed  717.66  5.99  Drumboa AA‑A h73 
[GMP] Hawking's Hope  1,295.34  N/A  Screakiae BM‑J d1... 
Azure Respite planetary ne...  1,605.85  3.78  Dumbio YO‑A e308 
[GMP] Azure Respite  1,605.85  N/A  Dumbio YO‑A e308 
[GMP] Cerulean Dot Nebula  1,871.69  N/A  Screakiae ZP‑P e5... 
Collection of Lesser Wonders  1,912.46  5.49  Phoi Scraa AA‑A h711 
[GMP] Pink Elephants  1,935.00  N/A  Screake SJ‑Y d1‑265 
Messages for this POI:
Reason:Praise2024-02-18 09:01:11
Incredible Site, the red giant is easily the biggest star I've seen in my travels so far. Lining up the Neutron Star with the giant star as a back drop makes for great pictures.
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