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Christiaan's Siblings

Created: 2023-01-21 22:26:00 Last Edited: 2023-01-21 23:38:32
  Discovered and Submitted by: CMDR Sheehy
Star System:Spasau FM-T d4-0
Coordinates:27605.3 / -336.188 / 32662.6
Sol Distance: 42,766.9 ly
Region:Sagittarius Carina Arm
Category:Sights and Scenery


A ringed, landable terraforming candidate planet provides a nice view of a Class III gas giant and its rings.


Spasau FM-T d4-0 5 is paired with a Class III gas giant whose rings can be seen through the planet's thin Carbon Dioxide atmosphere. This terraforming candidate is a volcanically active High Metal Content world with its own ring. The atmosphere and the combination of rings makes for a scenic stop off for any CMDRs on a galactic circumnavigation.

A short video showcasing views from the surface can be seen here.

The inner ring of the gas giant is a metallic ring containing a number of mining hotstops, two of which contain platinum, providing opportunities for deep space mining.

Both worlds have landable moons of their own. In addition, there is also a Water Giant in the system.

The system is named after Christiaan Huygens, a famous scientist from the 17th century, who was the first person to propose that Saturn was surrounded by a ring. Galileo Galilei was the first to observe them, but he thought what he saw where two large moons, or ellipses. Three decades later, Huygens built a better refractor and described Saturn's rings with it more accurately - as well as discovering Titan, the giant's largest moon.

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