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Anhur
Anhur ME2
Planet View
Orbital Distance 1.7 AU
Orbital Period 2.2 Earth Years
Keplerian Ratio 1.015
Radius 6,829 km
Day Length 18.0 Earth Hours
Atm. Pressure 0.6 atm
Surface Temp 7 °C
Surface Gravity 1.3 g
Mass 1.479 Earth Masses
Satellites N/A

Location: Milky WayEagle NebulaAmun System Third planet

Colony
Capital New Thebes
Colony Founded 2165
Population 208,587,000

DescriptionEdit

A garden world with heavy populations of humans and batarians, Anhur was home to one of the ugliest violations of sapient rights in modern human history. A consortium of corporations and corrupt politicians, fearing batarian economic competition due to their custom of legal slavery, passed a resolution that abolished the minimum wage - effectively relegalizing slavery on a human-dominated world.

Opponents of the motion quickly turned to activism and violence. A civil war erupted as one side sought to end slavery throughout the system and the other, primarily a batarian faction called the Na'hesit, sought to keep the slaves they had. The Anhur Rebellions raged from 2176 to 2178. The Na'hesit had a significant advantage in ships, labor, and weapons, forcing the Anhur militias to hire mercenary companies to even the odds. In the end the abolitionists won out, though at the cost of much of their infrastructure. Though Anhur today still has significant natural wealth, it is economically depressed save for the reconstruction industry.

Mineral DepositsEdit

Initial Scanner Result: Rich

Mineral Amount Approximate Value
Palladium Medium 5,600
Platinum High 10,700
Iridium Low 4,000
Element Zero Medium 7,200

TriviaEdit

  • Anhur may be named after the Egyptian god Anhur, and the capital may be named after the ancient Egyptian city of Thebes.
  • Anhur's capital city, New Thebes, is probably named after a city in Egypt. There's also a city in Greece named Thebes.

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