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July 28, 2014, 05:38:57 PM
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Here we can post details of planets as we explore them. Some of this comes from other websites, and some can be added by the players as they offer details to fill out the campaigns.
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July 28, 2014, 05:40:14 PM
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ASTROMETRICS DATABASE INFORMATION

HERA
Inhabited

Distance: 780,511,883 km
Radius: 6,615 km
Gravity: 0.87 g
Orbital Period: 11.24 yrs
Rotation: 32.6 hrs
Mean Temp: 302K/29C
Atmosphere: Standard
Water/Ice Index: 15%

Moons:
- Vallarta
- Wuxi Marshall Base (p)
- Newhall (p)
- Santo (p)
- Amundsen
- Scylac

 

NOTES

Hera is a largely agricultural planet, considered the breadbasket for the entire system. Food is grown, processed and packaged on Hera. The planet is also the home of the infamous Serenity Valley, where the bloodiest battle of the war was fought. Lying midway between the Core and the outer planets on a major shipping lane, Hera was of great strategic importance during the war, making it an important staging ground for both sides. Taking Hera was a key, to winning the war, and Serenity Vallev became the turning point for the conflict.

The war devastated Serenity Valley. Seven years past, the valley is still blackened and charred by the fire storm that swept through it. The only landmark is a graveyard on the hills next to the valley. Over half a million men and women (Alliance and Independent alike) are buried here, each with his or her own small identical headstone. Some have names. Most don't.

The graveyard is located on the opposite side of the valley from the town of Serenity View. Families and friends of the fallen come to Hera to visit the graves, which bloom with flowers, photos and mementos. Even the unmarked graves have their share. Plenty of families never saw their children return, and many have picked an unnamed grave and honour it, hoping someone else is doing the same for their son or daughter. Serenity graveyard is one of the most hallowed and sacred pieces of ground in all the 'Verse.
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September 04, 2015, 12:22:57 AM
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ASTROMETRICS DATABASE INFORMATION

PERSEPHONE
Inhabited

Distance: 687,821,919 km
Radius: 5,032 km
Gravity: 0.92 g
Orbital Period: 9.2 yrs
Rotation: 29.5 hrs
Mean Temp: 287K/14C
Atmosphere: Standard
Water/Ice Index: 68%

Moons:
- Liann Juin
- Isabella
- Bellerophon
- Beaumonde
- St. Brendon
- Westpoint

 

NOTES

Persephone has an interesting mix of people and cultures. The world's environment is much like Earth-That-Was: desert, rainforest, plains, tundra, although with a higher hydrographic percentage of near 90%. While not as heavily populated as the worlds of the Core, Persephone still seems a very big place to those from the Rim. Persephone has a tradition-oriented aristocracy, a small but thriving middle class, a fair share of the poor and desperate, and a shadowy underworld.

The Eavesdown Docks is the largest spaceport on Persephone, eclipsing the former capital New Melbourne (famous for its fish). Even folk who think themselves hotshot pilots are confused now and again by its chaotic layout (woe to the new pilot trying to make his way to a dock for the first time!) Ships often touch down only a few yards from street vendors selling cheap goods to the crews and potential passengers. The docks are situated in the poor section of town (the nobles and other rich folk have their own restricted private airfields), but it's just a short drive or a long walk to the business district in which just about anything in the 'Verse can be bought for the right price.

The docks are home to several criminal 'lords', who collect illegal salvage, move contraband off-world and have hundreds of other ways to make quick, if not Alliance-approved, easy cash. A good crew with a livable ship could make good coin here, so long as their morals aren't overly high and they don't mind avoiding the Feds. Not far away is a famous racetrack that is home to a famous derby that brings in folk from throughout the system (not to mention the throngs of Cortex-viewers), offering a huge cash prizes to the winning horse.

Like the horses, the aristocracy of Persephone all lay claim to a pedigree. Then again, anyone with the right stack of coin can purchase his own lordship, with a fancy sash and all. Noble families live on large estates, attending to business, dancing at opulent balls, playing golf or tennis, and settling matters of honor in formal duels.

Persephone is an impressive cross-section of humanity, which is just another way to say that it's a world with an over abundance of opportunity and danger.
-Mac


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