P Eridani
p Eri
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p Eridani A+B
GL 66, HIP 7751
Distance from Sol 25.5 ly
p Eridani A.
Type: K2V
Visual luminosity: 0.28 x Sol
p Eridani B.
Spectral class: K3V
Visual luminosity: 0.28 x Sol

Period: 483.66 years
Semimajor Axis: 63.7 A.U.s
Eccentricity: 0.534
Periastron distance: 29.7 A.U.s
Apastron distance: 97.7 A.U.

Red dwarf double system, former member of Eridanus League.

Refugees from the Great Expulsion from Earth departed the Solar System in 692 AT in the Shorelark, a Skylark class ship, assisted by the Goddess of Earth (GAIA). They reached p Eridani in 820 AT, constructed several rotating space habitats and colonised a number of small planetoids, since there were no planets suitable for terraforming.

P Eridani joined the Eridanus League in 850 AT, and sent system control ships to Kang 021 system to help suppress a rebellion in 940.

On the breakup of the League, this system joined the NoCoZo. Starting in 6509 AT, a program of building Bishop Rings was commenced, and this system now contains forty two examples of this megastructure.
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Text by Steve Bowers
Initially published on 05 October 2016.