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Proteus
Proteus
Planet View
Orbital Distance N/A
Orbital Period 4.9 Earth Years
Keplerian Ratio N/A
Radius 10,210 km
Day Length 51.4 Earth Hours
Atm. Pressure 1.21 atm
Surface Temp 34 °C
Surface Gravity 1.3 g
Mass 3.307 Earth Masses
Satellites N/A

Location: Milky WayArtemis TauAthens System Second planet

Colony
Species Human
Capital Ithaka
Colony Founded 2179
Population 12,470

Description Edit

Like the hanar homeworld, Proteus has more than 90% oceanic cover. The incredible heat thrown off from Athens raises global humidity to 100%, creates constant cloud cover, and powers colossal typhoons that rage across the surface year-round.

Hot, humid, and storm-wracked, Proteus' rare combination of oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere and carbon-based biosphere nevertheless recommend it for colonization. A pilot program is studying the possibility of colonies below the ocean surface, safe from the worst effects of the weather.

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Trivia Edit

  • In Greek mythology, Proteus was one of the sons of Poseidon, and was a god of the sea.
  • Ithaka (Proteus' capital) may be named for the kingdom of Ithaca, the homeland of King Odysseus in Homer's poem The Odyssey.

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