Amwhere  Date: Sunday, 11.03.2012, 06:36  Message # 16 
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 Excepted from Wikipedia  "World War III".
As 2045 dawned, the fortunes of humanity and the Earth were definitely on an uptick. There hadn't been a major conflict in over two decades, and the global economy was booming. The development of usable fusion power in the 2020s and the invention of the polymer supercell battery in the 2030s greatly reduced fossil fuel usage, and for the first time, the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere were decreasing. In May, a team of mineral surveyors announced the discovery, using new technology, of a massive amount of valuable minerals under the Kashmir region. Within a week, both India and Pakistan had clearly reinforced their demands that they owned the entire region. Despite the efforts of the international community, tensions rose rapidly, and within two months both nations' armies were poised at the border. World War III started with an errant shot between Indian and Pakistani recon patrols. Although no one with hit in the ensuing skirmish, both sides blamed the other. Within 6 hours, both armies surged forward. China, a long time ally of Pakistan, entered the war the next day. 3 countries, comprising a full third of the Earth's population, were locked in bloody conflict. The international community condemned the war, but was both unwilling and unable to do anything about it. In 2053, after 8 years of bloody stalemate, the Indian 4th Army smashed a hole in Pakistani lines near Mirpir, and sprinted towards Islamabad. The Pakistani government warned that if the Indian force came any closer they would unleash it's nuclear arsenal on Indian cities. The Indian High Command dismissed the threat, and pressed on. At 8:00 PM local time on May 22nd, 2053, the Pakistanis launched it's entire nuclear weapon stockpile. However, US, EU, Russian, and some say Chinese ABM systems shot every missile down and prevented the largest lost of life the planet had ever recorded. Hurried phone calls from the US President and the UN Secretary General prevented a nuclear counterstrike. This brought most of the world into the war against Pakistan. However, Pakistan's neighbors stayed neutral, forcing the Allies to attack across the Indian border. Pakistan's defenses plus China's massive military prevented the stalemate from being broken. Seeing no choice, an combined USEU force landed at Tianjin in China, facing fierce resistance as they pushed inland. Even as the conflict entered it's eighteenth year, there was no real hope of peace... until an event occurred that made all of humanity open it's eyes and say "What have we been doing?" Humanity had been given the stars.
System's Provisional Name: Feynman Type: Binary Date of Survey: 14 May 3052  18 Jun 3052 Royal Survey Number: RS 8404869104882667224 Kepler Survey Number: 1KMS5 Kepler Survey Probe Number: 1KPS388 Hippocaros18 Catalog Number: HIP18 17858896 Distance from Sol: 3046.9 ly Distance from Deneb: 183.78 ly Distance from Aceros: 3.69 ly Total Distance Travelled: 188.98 ly
Bodies Around A: Planets: 5 Bodies with Life: 2
Bodies Around B: Planets: 5 Minor Bodies: 1 Bodies with Life: 3
Totals: Planets: 10 Minor Bodies: 1 Bodies with Life: 5
Feynman A Stellar Class: M0V Mass: 0.447 x Sol Diameter: 0.799 x Sol Luminosity: 0.04 x Sol Abs. Magnitude: 8.32 Temperature: 3850 K Age: 5.93 Billion Years
Feynman B Stellar Class: M0VVI Mass: 0.623 x Sol Diameter: 0.874 x Sol Luminosity: 0.011 x Sol Abs. Magnitude: 9.7 Temperature: 3370 K Age: 5.93 Billion Years Has a asteroid belt between planets II and III.
Photos: System Map:
Feynman A Vb and V  with a shadow caused by Va.
B III
B IVb  "Eyeball":
B V and 2 moons:
================================================================ Planet: Feynman A I Class: L15  Liquid/Oceanic Diameter: 25350.6 km (1.990 x Earth) Mass: 2.780115E+025 kg (4.655 x Earth) Density: 3.259 g/cm3 Gravity: 1.177g (11.547 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 17.106 km/s, 61582.6 km/h Rotation: 11 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes, 33.8 seconds  Orbital Period: 11 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes, 33.8 seconds  Tidally Locked SemiMajor Axis: 11452960.2 km Periapsis: 12184582.5 km Apoapsis: 10721337.8 km Eccentricity: 0.06388063  Surface Temperature: 773.49K / 500.34C / 932.61F Atmosphere: 51.5201 atm Moons: None. ESI: 0.357 ESIA: 0.007 Habitability Class: F =================================================================
Planet: Feynman A II Class: N6  Neptunian Diameter: 61817.5 km (4.851 x Earth) Mass: 8.749452E+025 kg (14.650 x Earth) Density: 0.707 g/cm3 Gravity: 0.623g (6.111 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 19.434 km/s, 69960.9 km/h Rotation: 29 days, 7 hours, 46 minutes, 34.2 seconds  Orbital Period: 29 days, 7 hours, 46 minutes, 34.2 seconds  Tidally Locked SemiMajor Axis: 0.1424 AU Periapsis: 0.2030 AU Apoapsis: 0.0817 AU Eccentricity: 0.4262997  Surface Temperature: 346.30K / 73.15C / 163.67F Moons: None. =================================================================
Planet: Feynman A III Class: B5  Barren Diameter: 5049.4 km (0.396 x Earth) Mass: 3.388157E+023 kg (0.057 x Earth) Density: 5.026 g/cm3 Gravity: 0.362g (3.547 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 4.231 km/s, 15232.9 km/h Rotation: 83 days, 17 hours, 3 minutes, 48.6 seconds  Orbital Period: 83 days, 17 hours, 3 minutes, 48.6 seconds  Tidally Locked SemiMajor Axis: 0.2865 AU Periapsis: 0.3055 AU Apoapsis: 0.2674 AU Eccentricity: 0.06649554  Surface Temperature: 285.69K / 12.54C / 54.57F Atmosphere: None Moons: Code Moon Class Diameter MassE Notes a B5 948 <0.001 b B5 892 <0.001 c A5 42 <0.001 d A5 37 <0.001 e A5 32 <0.001 ESI: 0.815 ESIA: 0.000 Habitability Class: D ================================================================
Planet: Feynman A IV Class: N4r  Ringed Neptunian Diameter: 80637.4 km (6.328 x Earth) Mass: 3.028684E+026 kg (50.713 x Earth / 0.160 x Jupiter) Density: 1.103 g/cm3 Gravity: 1.268g (12.433 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 31.658 km/s, 113967.1 km/h Rotation: 20 hours, 53 minutes, 17.7 seconds  Orbital Period: 163 days, 14 hours, 1 minutes, 59.9 seconds  187.443 local days. SemiMajor Axis: 0.4478 AU Periapsis: 0.4548 AU Apoapsis: 0.4407 AU Eccentricity: 0.01568258  Surface Temperature: 235.61K / 37.54C / 35.57F Moons: Code Moon Class Diameter MassE Notes a A4 5 <0.001 b B4 408 <0.001 c D4 4644 0.043 d B4 4182 0.031 ==================================================================
Planet: Feynman A V Class: L5bp  Peculiar Liquid/Oceanic with life Diameter: 18370.6 km (1.442 x Earth) Mass: 1.489775E+025 kg (2.495 x Earth) Density: 4.589 g/cm3 Gravity: 1.202g (11.783 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 14.710 km/s, 52956.5 km/h Rotation: 15 hours, 23 minutes, 22.6 seconds  Orbital Period: 354 days, 21 hours, 36 minutes, 54.5 seconds  551.958 local days. SemiMajor Axis: 0.7504 AU Periapsis: 0.7633 AU Apoapsis: 0.7376 AU Eccentricity: 0.01713555  Surface Temperature: 258.61K / 14.54C / 5.83F Atmosphere: 13.1124 atm Moons: Code Moon Class Diameter MassE Notes a B3 4143 0.016 b L5 3902 0.013 LCI 1 ESI: 0.855 ESIA: 0.058 Habitability Class: F Life: LCI 1. Like all oceanic planets we've found, there are only microbes down there. Notes: Rotates retrograde. =================================================================
Planet: Feynman B I Class: L15  Liquid/Oceanic Diameter: 14605.3 km (1.146 x Earth) Mass: 6.757204E+024 kg (1.131 x Earth) Density: 4.142 g/cm3 Gravity: 0.862g (8.455 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 11.111 km/s, 39999.0 km/h Rotation: 7 days, 12 hours, 32 minutes, 0.2 seconds  Orbital Period: 7 days, 12 hours, 32 minutes, 0.2 seconds  Tidally Locked SemiMajor Axis: 9605668.8 km Periapsis: 10015686.5 km Apoapsis: 9195651.1 km Eccentricity: 0.04268497  Surface Temperature: 777.74K / 504.59C / 940.26F Atmosphere: 14.0999 atm Moons: None. ESI: 0.402 ESIA: 0.029 Habitability Class: F ================================================================
Planet: Feynman B II Class: J8  Jovian Diameter: 142701.4 km (11.199 x Earth) Mass: 1.122332E+027 kg (187.926 x Earth / 0.591 x Jupiter) Density: 0.738 g/cm3 Gravity: 1.500g (14.711 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 45.810 km/s, 164917.6 km/h Rotation: 18 days, 21 hours, 34 minutes, 23.3 seconds  Orbital Period: 18 days, 21 hours, 34 minutes, 23.3 seconds  Tidally Locked SemiMajor Axis: 0.1187 AU Periapsis: 0.1225 AU Apoapsis: 0.1148 AU Eccentricity: 0.03231277  Surface Temperature: 407.09K / 133.94C / 273.09F Moons: Code Moon Class Diameter MassE Notes a A8 141 <0.001 =================================================================
Planet: Feynman B DP 1 Class: B6  Barren Diameter: 3109.4 km (0.244 x Earth) Mass: 7.614167E+022 kg (0.013 x Earth) Density: 4.837 g/cm3 Gravity: 0.214g (2.102 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 2.556 km/s, 9202.3 km/h Rotation: 42 days, 15 hours, 8 minutes, 11.7 seconds  Orbital Period: 42 days, 15 hours, 8 minutes, 11.7 seconds  Tidally Locked SemiMajor Axis: 0.2041 AU Periapsis: 0.2137 AU Apoapsis: 0.1945 AU Eccentricity: 0.04699719  Surface Temperature: 314.52K / 41.37C / 106.47F Atmosphere: None Moons: None. ESI: 0.679 ESIA: 0.000 Habitability Class: D Notes: Largest body of B's asteroid belt. ===================================================================
Planet: Feynman B III Class: T5b  Terran with life Diameter: 5904.6 km (0.463 x Earth) Mass: 5.517769E+023 kg (0.092 x Earth) Density: 5.119 g/cm3 Gravity: 0.431g (4.224 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 4.993 km/s, 17976.5 km/h Rotation: 79 days, 4 hours, 55 minutes, 49.0 seconds  Orbital Period: 79 days, 4 hours, 55 minutes, 49.0 seconds  Tidally Locked SemiMajor Axis: 0.3084 AU Periapsis: 0.3126 AU Apoapsis: 0.3042 AU Eccentricity: 0.01364276  Surface Temperature: 260.79K / 12.36C / 9.75F Atmosphere: 0.0739 atm Moons: Code Moon Class Diameter MassE Notes a B5 459 <0.001 ESI: 0.794 ESIA: 0.053 Habitability Class: C Life: LCI 7. A probe spotted an eellike creature bigger than a blue whale. Then the probe was lost due to it being eaten by said creature. ===================================================================
Planet: Feynman B IV Class: J3apr  Ringed Peculiar Tilted Jovian Diameter: 127519.2 km (10.008 x Earth) Mass: 4.387302E+026 kg (73.462 x Earth / 0.231 x Jupiter) Density: 0.404 g/cm3 Gravity: 0.734g (7.202 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 30.299 km/s, 109076.6 km/h Rotation: 15 hours, 45 minutes, 59.5 seconds  Orbital Period: 245 days, 0 hours, 44 minutes, 14.3 seconds  371.971 local days. SemiMajor Axis: 0.6548 AU Periapsis: 0.9633 AU Apoapsis: 0.3464 AU Eccentricity: 0.4710613  Surface Temperature: 153.20K / 119.95C / 183.91F Moons: Code Moon Class Diameter MassE Notes a B3 3197 0.013 b T3b 4489 0.011 LCI 2 c D3 2807 0.009 d B3 2638 0.007 ======================================================================
Planet: Feynman B V Class: L3bp  Peculiar Liquid/Oceanic with life Diameter: 20990.9 km (1.647 x Earth) Mass: 2.406775E+025 kg (4.030 x Earth) Density: 4.970 g/cm3 Gravity: 1.487g (14.580 m/s2) Escape Velocity: 17.491 km/s, 62968.5 km/h Rotation: 13 hours, 4 minutes, 2.6 seconds  Orbital Period: 1 years, 335 days, 11 hours, 15 minutes, 27.0 seconds  1283.437 local days. SemiMajor Axis: 1.3193 AU Periapsis: 1.4036 AU Apoapsis: 1.2350 AU Eccentricity: 0.06387693  Surface Temperature: 190.06K / 83.09C / 117.56F Atmosphere: 197.7126 atm  ! Moons: Code Moon Class Diameter MassE Notes a I2 2918 0.005 b I2 2704 0.004 c I2 2489 0.003 d I2 2272 0.002 e A2 11 <0.001 f I2 1815 0.001 g A2 7 <0.001 ESI: 0.659 ESIA: 0.003 Habitability Class: F Life: LCI 1. =====================================================================


 
Destructor1701  Date: Wednesday, 21.03.2012, 15:46  Message # 17 
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 This is great! I can't wait to hear more about what happens in 2063... it wouldn't be June 4th, 2063, would it?


 
Amwhere  Date: Friday, 20.07.2012, 22:39  Message # 18 
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 Well, with the new patch, and therefore, a new universe, continuing this would be pointless. However, a new voyage is certainly possible... if there's interest. (Fyi, there's a 3 solar mass black hole about a parsec from Deneb now.)


 