Overview
System: Mel 22 Sector JX-T c3-9 - All bodies
Distance to Sol: 493.99 ly
Distance To Arrival: 2,082 ls
Is Landable: No
Terraforming: Not terraformable
Earth Masses: 85.9712
Radius: 59,313 KM
Gravity: 0.99 G
Surface Temperature: 132 K
Atmosphere Type: 72.3% Hydrogen
27.7% Helium
Orbital Period: 232.6 D
Semi Major Axis: 0.27 AU
Orbital Eccentricity: 0.0000
Orbital Inclination: 5.57 °
Arg Of Periapsis: 301.57 °
Rotational Period: 233.2 D - Tidally locked
Axis Tilt: 0.02 °
Materials:
None
Stations:
None
Attractions: None

Gas giant with ammonia-based life. This is primarily a hydrogen and helium-based atmospheric gas giant, but a little below the surface cloud layers, life exists based in the ammonia-cloud layer. The chemistry of this gaseous region is far from equilibrium, with a surprising excess of oxygen and many carbon-based compounds giving it some vivid colours. As with many such gaseous living systems, it is underpinned by vast quantities of free-floating radioplankton - tiny carbon-based algae, each retaining small quantity of liquid ammonia, extracting their energy from the intense radiation flux.

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