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Planet Himiko

Planet Himiko is the sole habitable world in the Himiko System and is orbited by the city-ship, Nishitama which provides Yamataian citizens in transition an alternative to planetary living.

In YE 36, Himiko became part of the PAINT public transportation system and has a Tenba that regularly visits and provides passenger flights to Shinjuku Starport on Hanako's World. Civilian cargo shipping is primarily provided by Trinary Star Shipping, which has storefronts in all of the planet's major cities.

Major Locations on Planet Himiko

  • Central Airport (this is where your characters will land)
  • Elfin Forest
  • Hanako's Isle (high-class residential area)
  • Pnuematic Transport System
  • Sanctuary Park (a free public recreational park)
  • Star Army Fleet Depot (former 1XF Depot)
  • The Quarry (used for havesting stone for construction)
  • 500 Refugee Towns on the Southernmost continent (Population: 9.2 million)

Major Exports

Planetary Data

Physics

  • Type Standard ocean
  • Radius 5761.21 km (0.90 x earth)
  • Surface Area 4.17 x 108 km2
  • Land Area 8.34 x 107 km2 (0.56 x earth)
  • Mass 3.92 x 1024 kg (0.66 x earth)
  • Density 4.90 g/cm3 (0.89 x earth)
  • Composition 41.6% oxygen, 39.6% iron, 18.8% silicon, trace other elements

Gravimetry

  • Gravity 7.85 m/s2 (0.80 x earth)
  • Escape Velocity 9.51 km/s

Rotation

  • Period 18.86 hours
  • Axis Tilt 11.10 °

Hydrosphere

  • Water 81 %
  • Ice 27 %

Atmosphere

  • Type Standard breathable
  • Pressure 108.13 kPa (1.07 x earth)
  • Composition 80.2% argon, 15.8% oxygen, 2.5% carbon dioxide, 1.5% nitrogen, trace other gases

Climate

  • Type Cool
  • Min Temp 265 K (-7 °C, 19.4 F)
  • Avg Temp 290 K (16 °C, 60.8 F)
  • Max Temp 369 K (95 °C, 203 F)

Biosphere

  • Chemistry Carbon
  • Lifeforms Prokaryotic microbes
planet/himiko.txt · Last modified: 2017/08/12 10:03 by wes