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HX-12 III

HX-12 III is a terrestrial planet in the HX-12 system. The atmosphere is not breathable by humans and the average temperatures are fine but can rise to levels deadly to humans. The only natural water that exists on this planet is in polar ice.

Physics

  • Type Standard iron/silicate
  • Radius 6192.40 km (0.97 x earth)
  • Surface Area 4.82 x 10^8 km2
  • Land Area 4.87 x 108 km2 (3.27 x earth)
  • Mass 4.90 x 1024 kg (0.82 x earth)
  • Density 4.92 g/cm3 (0.89 x earth)
  • Composition 36.1% iron, 29.5% oxygen, 16.7% silicon, 10.8% calcium, 3.9% aluminum, 0.1% other metals, 2.9% other elements

Gravimetry

  • Gravity 8.48 m/s2 (0.87 x earth)
  • Escape Velocity 10.25 km/s

Rotation

  • Period 16.37 hours
  • Axis Tilt 17.35 °

Hydrosphere

  • Water 0 %
  • Ice 14 %

Atmosphere

  • Type Thin reducing
  • Pressure 74.19 kPa (0.73 x earth)
  • Composition 40.5% carbon dioxide, 26.0% hydrogen, 19.4% sulfur dioxide, 9.9% methane, 4.1% nitrogen, 0.1% argon, trace other gases

Climate

  • Type Cool
  • Min Temp 287 K (14 °C, 57° F)
  • Avg Temp 288 K (15 °C, 59° F)
  • Max Temp 355 K (82 °C, 180° F)

Biosphere

  • None Detected

Special Features

  • Heavy volcanism (Largely responsible for the high levels of S02 and CH4)
planet/hx-12_iii.txt · Last modified: 2015/09/19 21:02 by wes