Planet - Jefferson II

Jefferson II
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Basic Info
Planet name
Jefferson II
System
Orbit
2
Moons
1
Physics
Type
Small ocean
Radius
4215.59 km (0.66 x Terra)
Surface Area
2.23 × 10^8 km^2
Land Area
8.93 × 10^6 km^2 (0.06 x Terra)
Mass
1.76 × 10^24 kg (0.29 x Terra)
Density
5.60 g/cm^3 (1.01 x Terra)
Composition
23.7% iron, 23.1% oxygen, 21.5% nickel, 17.4% silicon, 4.2% sodium, 9.0% other metals, 1.2% other elements
Gravimetry
Gravity
6.57 m/s^2 (0.67g)
Escape Velocity
7.44 km/s
Rotation Period
7.24 hours GRT
Axis Tilt
3.40 °
Local Day
7.24 hours GRT
Local Year (LD)
81.50
Local Year (GRTD)
57.24
Hydrosphere
Water
97%
Ice
63%
Atmosphere
Type
Standard breathable
Pressure
83.89 kPa (0.83 x Terra)
Composition
80.8% nitrogen, 19.2% oxygen, trace other gases
Climate
Type
Very cold
Min Temp
198 K (-74 °C)
Avg Temp
272 K (0 °C)
Max Temp
306 K (33 °C)
Civilization
Type
Colony
Population
401,000,000 (90% human, 10% other species)


Sapeient Species
Humans, and others

Other Sig. Life Forms
native prokaryotic microbes; many imported species


Tech Level
10

Demonym
Jeffersonians

Government Type
Representative Democracy

Capital City
Frontier City (executive, judicial), New Kolkata (legislative)


Cities of Significance
Frontier City, New Kolkata

Primary Language(s)
Galactic Trade Common, English, Bengali, Hindi





Planetary currency
Terran Confederation Credit

Currency exchange rate
NA

Starports / Installations
Class IV: Frontier City. Class III: New Kolkata. Various smaller installations.



Special Features

extensive fisheries industry
Four main continents: Lewis, Clark, Boone, Crockett
Initially claimed and settled by American expatriates who settled on Lewis and Clark; south Asian population followed about a decade later, settling mainly on Boone.
Home of Anik Khan.

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