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Orbital Distance 14.3 AU
Orbital Period 60.6 Earth Years
Keplerian Ratio 0.796
Radius 5,471 km
Day Length 66.7 Earth Hours
Atm. Pressure 0.83 atm
Surface Temp −175 °C
Surface Gravity 0.7 g
Mass 0.511 Earth Masses
Satellites N/A

Location: Milky WayHawking EtaCentury System Third planet

Prerequisite: Collector Ship (mission) (Mass Effect 2)

Description Edit

A terrestrial world of average size, Canctra's atmosphere is composed of nitrogen and argon. Its frozen surface is mainly composed of tin with deposits of calcium. Aside from some spectacular formations of water-ice at the poles, the planet has little to recommend it.

Assignments Edit

Mineral Deposits Edit

Mass Effect 2 Edit

Initial Scanner Result: Rich

Mineral Amount Approximate Value
Palladium High 16,500
Platinum Medium 6,400
Iridium Medium 7,200
Element Zero None 0

Properties Edit

Based on size, distance, and lack of greenhouse gases in its atmosphere the calculated albedo is −6.9. Nothing can explain this discrepancy except a mistake in the readings.

Trivia Edit

  • In Mass Effect 2, this planet is shown as "Cantra" as opposed to Canctra. It is unknown why the spelling differs between the games.

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