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Altanorch
Altanorch
Planet View
Type Gas Giant
Orbital Distance 983.6 AU
Orbital Period 4,005.7 Earth Years
Keplerian Ratio 59.306
Radius 32,605 km
Day Length 16.3 Earth Hours
Atm. Pressure N/A
Surface Temp N/A
Surface Gravity N/A
Mass N/A
Satellites N/A

Location: Milky WayGemini SigmaMing System Third planet

Prerequisite: Priority: Sur'Kesh (Mass Effect 3)

Description Edit

Altanorch is a small but typical hydrogen-helium gas giant with no outstanding features. Its combination of strong magnetic field and relatively shallow gravity well make it a popular "stopover" world for discharging FTL drive cores.

Survey Text Edit

“Scanning Altanorch revealed something of interest in a debris field. Joker brought the Normandy in close and a small team was able to retrieve some valuable detritus, including a League of One medallion.”

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Properties Edit

Altanorch is too small to be a "typical hydrogen-helium gas giant" (William Hubbard, The New Solar System 4th ed, 1999; p. 194). At 60 solar masses the star is not more than 360000 years old. Altanorch is a superterrestrial protoplanet.

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