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Galactography > Civilized Galaxy - Sephirotic Empires > Sophic League

Galactography > Systems and Worlds > Systems & Worlds S - T

## Star system containing Penglai | |

Image from Steve Bowers | |

Quinlong and its terrestial moon Penglai |

## Sigma Draconis - Data Panel | |

Galactography | Star: Sigma DraconisSpectral Type: G9V Mass: 1.690e+30 kg (0.850 x Sol)Radius: 539,863.200 km (0.776 x Sol)Absolute magnitude: 5.890Luminosity: 0.412 x SolTemperature: 5,255 KelvinRotation period: 28.043 days Age: 3.000 billion yearsMetallicity: 0.631 x SolPlanets: 5Region: Inner SphereDistance from Sol: 18.81 ly (2000 epoch) |
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Planets | PLANET I (Sigma Draconis b)Qinglong Semi-major axis: 0.845 AUPeriod: 308 days (0.843 year)Mass: 7.167e+25 kg (12 x Earth)Type Gas Dwarf.Radius: 20,937.259 km (x Earth) Albedo: 0.753Equilibrium temperature: 170.962 KelvinGravitational acceleration: 10.912 m/sec^2 (1.113 g)Moons of Qinglong:Fangzhang: semi-major axis = 114,929.501 km and period = 1.296 daysYingzhou: semi-major axis = 182,439.211 km and period = 2.591 days.Daiyu: semi-major axis = 289,604.196 km and period = 5.183 daysYuanjiao: semi-major axis = 459,718.006 km and period = 10.366 daysPenglai: (Retrograde) semi-major axis = 730,000.000 km and period = 20.731 days |

Image from Radtech497 | |

Penglai before terraforming, with Qinglong and Daiyu in the background |

Outer Planets | PLANET IIBailong:Semi-major axis: 6.017 AUPeriod: 16.012 yearsMass: 1.704e+23 kg (0.029 x Earth)Radius: 2,392.921 km (0.375 x Earth)Albedo: 0.814Equilibrium temperature: 59.696 KelvinGravitational acceleration: 1.986 m/sec^2 (0.203 g) Moons of Bailong:1) Zhongli Quan: Semi-major axis = 39,266.597 km, Orbital period = 5.234 days, Eccentricity = 0.00754, Inclination = 3.349°, Mass = 4.787e+21 kg, Radius = 788.578 km, Albedo = 0.6142) Zhang Guolao: Semi-major axis = 176,088.268 km, Orbital period = 49.886 days, Eccentricity = 0.0794, Inclination = 0.576°, Mass = 3.490e+21 kg, Radius = 725.490 km, Albedo = 0.7753) Han Xiangzi: Semi-major axis = 764,271.995 km, Orbital period = 454.590 days, Eccentricity = 0.087, Inclination = 2.220°, Mass = 8.151e+20 kg, Radius = 451.096 km, Albedo = 0.702PLANET III Huanglong:Semi-major axis: 9.625 AUPeriod: 32.394 yearsMass: 3.384e+22 kg (0.006 x Earth)Radius: 1,426.065 km (0.224 x Earth)Albedo: 0.526Equilibrium temperature: 59.635 KelvinGravitational acceleration: 1.111 m/sec^2 (0.113 g)Moons of Huanglong:1) Lu Dongbin: Semi-major axis = 93,542.951 km, Orbital period = 43.275 days, Eccentricity = 0.00505, Inclination = 0.817°, Mass = 8.022e+20 kg, Radius = 451.235 km, Albedo = 0.5182) Lan Caihe: Semi-major axis = 535,604.982 km, Orbital period = 592.350 days, Eccentricity = 0.0967, Inclination = 3.906°, Mass = 8.667e+20 kg, Radius = 468.473 km, Albedo = 0.487PLANET IV Xuanlong:Semi-major axis: 13.071 AUPeriod: 51.264 yearsMass: 1.849e+22 kg (0.003 x Earth)Radius: 1,163.781 km (0.182 x Earth)Albedo: 0.137Equilibrium temperature: 59.445 KelvinGravitational acceleration: 0.911 m/sec^2 (0.093 g)Moons of Xuanlong;1) Li Tieguai: Semi-major axis = 62,194.888 km, Orbital period = 31.688 days, Eccentricity = 0.00663, Inclination = 4.206°, Mass = 4.999e+20 kg, Radius = 391.669 km, Albedo = 0.095 2) Cao Guojiu: Semi-major axis = 418,045.201 km, Orbital period = 548.399 days, Eccentricity = 0.0191, Inclination = 3.922°, Mass = 7.637e+20 kg, Radius = 458.223 km, Albedo = 0.123 PLANET V Zhulong:Semi-major axis: 25.553 AUPeriod: 140.118 years Mass: 4.652e+18 kg (7.790e-7 x Earth)Radius: 1,035.615 km (0.162 x Earth)Albedo: 0.648Equilibrium temperature 33.977 KelvinGravitational acceleration: 2.895e-4 m/sec^2 (2.952e-5 g)Moons of Zhulong:1) He Xian'gu: Semi-major axis = 17,831.441 km, Orbital period = 302.275 days, Eccentricity = 0.073, Inclination = 1.268°, Mass = 2.661e+17 kg, Radius = 32.821 km, Albedo = 0.663 These are the largest natural satellites orbiting each planet; there are many smaller bodies orbiting them as well. There are two sparsely-populated debris belts in the system; one, lying between Qinglong and sigma Draconis, is made up of warm asteroids, while the other, lying between the orbits of Xuanlong and Zhulong, contains icy asteroids and comets. The four outer planets are populated by a variety of Genen families, Aioids, cryoborgs, and haloist clades - these are generally Zoeific, Sophic, Keterist, or non-aligned. |
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Image from Steve Bowers | |

Huanglong and its moon Lu Dongbin |

AI ethos | Sophic, Zoeific, Keterist and non-aligned orientations are all common |
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Polity | Affiliation: the various polities are either Sophic, Keterist, Zoeific, or non-aligned |

Colonized | Penglai Orbit - 578 a.t. |

Psyche, Art, Culture | Religion, Ideology: Sophism, Keterism, Reformed Backgrounderism, Mirroredowl Posthumanism, Zoeificism, and Neotaoism are all widespread Culture and Art: varies by polity and clade Language: varies by polity and clade |

Population | Penglai 3 billion Qinglong Bubblehabs 5 billionsOther Moons and orbital habitats around Qinglong 153 millionBailong- 20,000 Huanglong- 65,000 Xuanlong- 10,000 Zhulong- 10,000 Sigdraconis asteroid Belts 25 million (est.). |

Travel | Stargates: Jade Gate - 250 meter gauge - to Tau Ceti Menkou -100 metre gauge To Lam Wai-Chun Cycle Routes: Macrocosmic orbit (includes Tau Ceti and a number of other Old Core capitals, 0.2 c, 950 year cycle)Microcosmic orbit (includes some local brown dwarves, 0.2 c, 250 year cycle)The Local Loop (includes a number of Old Core capitals, 0.3 c, 560 year cycle)The Brain Trust (includes some brown dwarfs and a few diamond belt worlds, 0.1c, 750 year cycle)The Spaceway Compact (includes a number of brown dwarves and some Old Core capitals, 0.2 c, 680 year cycle)Major Spaceports: Michael Qian Ganymede National Spaceport (Penglai) and the Macros Docks (Daiyu) are the largest of several excellent spaceports that service the system |

Hazard Rating | 0.0 to 9.0 (some outer system polities are off -limits and quite xenophobic) Environmental Requirements: Many Qinglong Orbitals are Earth Standard baseline compatible, for other local environments please consult your guidemind |

Sites of Interest | Michael Qian Ganymede Shrine (Penglai), other |

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Text by M. Alan Kazlev

Updated by Radtech497, QwertyYerty and Steve Bowers (16/9/17)

Initially published on 11 March 2010.

Updated by Radtech497, QwertyYerty and Steve Bowers (16/9/17)

Initially published on 11 March 2010.