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HX-1 I

HX-1 I is a terrestrial planet in the HX-1 Star System. It has an atmosphere that is not breathable by humans but it does harbor some bacterial life.

The high levels of Iron and Titanium might make it a decent place to start a mining operation.

Planetary Data

Generic terrestrial planet art

The planet was briefly scanned by the YSS Elfin Princess in YE 30, revealing the following statistical information:

Physics

  • Type: Large ocean
  • Radius: 8343.23 km (1.31 x earth)
  • Surface Area: 8.75 x 108 km2
  • Land Area: 8.75 x 107 km2 (0.59 x earth)
  • Mass: 1.23 x 1025 kg (2.05 x earth)
  • Density: 5.04 g/cm3 (0.91 x earth)
  • Composition: 35.2% iron, 31.5% oxygen, 26.0% silicon, 4.7% titanium, 2.6% other metals, 0.1% other elements

Gravimetry

  • Gravity: 11.70 m/s2 (1.20 x earth)
  • Escape Velocity: 13.97 km/s
  • Rotation:
  • Period: 57.87 hours
  • Axis Tilt: 3.61 °

Hydrosphere

  • Water: 91 %
  • Ice: 23 %

Atmosphere

  • Type: Dense reducing
  • Pressure: 172.62 kPa (1.70 x earth)
  • Composition: 68.7% argon, 28.1% methane, 3.2% carbon dioxide, trace other gases

Climate

  • Type: Cool
  • Min Temp: 258 K (-14 °C)
  • Avg Temp: 290 K (17 °C)
  • Max Temp: 294 K (21 °C)

Biosphere

  • Chemistry: Carbon
  • Lifeforms: Prokaryotic microbes
planet/hx-1_i.txt · Last modified: 2017/12/02 11:05 by wes