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Guardian Ruins - Eta Carina nebula

Created: 2022-05-02 13:48:12 Last Edited: 2022-06-12 21:32:19
  Submitted by: Official GEC
Star System:Eta Carina Sector EL-Y d16
Coordinates:8636.59 / -156.188 / 2686.72
Sol Distance: 9,046.19 ly
Region:Outer Orion Spur
Category:Mystery and Xenology


An area containing ancient Guardian Ruins, and brain trees.

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:

    Guardian ruins - Eta Carina sites (mysteryPOI), Eta Carina Sector EL-Y d16


Within 100 ly of the center of the Eta Carina nebula, ancient Guardian ruins and the so-called brain trees can be found. Those flora seem to have a curious link to the aliens, as to date, they have only been found around areas that the Guardians once inhabited.

While most of the known Guardian sites can be found in the Gamma Velorum not far from human space, explorers have found clusters of ruins around distant nebulae, such as this one. It's unclear whether these remote sites held any sort of unique significance to the aliens: they are only mentioned in passing in what data could be recovered from the Guardian obelisk network.

The list of currently known Guardian sites can be found in the Catalog of Guardian Structures and Ruins.

Image credit: GMP

ID64 Address:562045094515
EDSM ID:12976221

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Nearest Neighbors:

 POI Name  Distance  Rating   System 
Eta Carina Amber Fields  49.45  4.90  Eta Carina Sector... 
[GMP] Eta Carina Nebula  60.97  N/A  Eta Carina Sector... 
[GMP] Eta Carina Depot  80.67  N/A  Eta Carina Sector... 
[GMP] Hathor's Prophecy  81.79  N/A  Eta Carina Sector... 
[GMP] NGC 3211  659.92  N/A  GCRV 6493 
[GMP] Trumpler 16 Cluster  839.70  N/A  Trumpler 16 HG 1462 
[GMP] Little Red Riding Hood  900.81  N/A  Gria Eork EP‑A d0 
[GMP] The Spiderweb  1,343.82  N/A  CPD‑57 3520 
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Revision History:

 Edited By  Edited Date 
 CMDR Marx   2022-06-12 21:32:19 
 Official GEC  2022-05-02 13:49:05 
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