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Triginta Petra
Triginta petra
Planet View
Orbital Distance 4.8 AU
Orbital Period 9.6 Earth Years
Keplerian Ratio 1.2
Radius 8,287 km
Day Length 28.8 Earth Hours
Atm. Pressure 0.41 atm
Surface Temp 20 °C
Surface Gravity 0.88 g
Mass 1.475 Earth Masses
Satellites N/A

Location: Milky WaySigurd's CradleLenal System Second planet

Species Turian
Capital Licitron
Colony Founded 2120
Population 35,500
(All pop. estimates are pre-invasion)
Prerequisite: Citadel: Leviathan III (Mass Effect 3)

Description Edit

A low-density planet in comparison to Earth, Triginta Petra is also drier, with wide land masses that are largely desert. Its dextro-chirality native life has yet to make it out of the oceans, primarily producing cyanobacteria which provide a limited amount of oxygen in the atmosphere.

A handful of turians colonized the planet and attempted to introduce land plants. Their chief hurdle was the lack of good topsoil, which required imports and sophisticated farming practices to overcome. The farmer's maxim on Triginta Petra was "if you can last five seasons, you officially know what you're doing."

Preliminary scans of Triginta Petra suggest that the Reapers judged its population too low to harvest and struck its colonies with kinetic impactors. They then moved on, trusting that the destruction of the food supply's main arteries would finish off the inhabitants of such a biota-poor world.

Search and Rescue Edit

Main article: Search and Rescue

Trivia Edit

  • The planet's name translates as "thirty rock," from the Latin triginta and Greek petra.

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