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Ta Tsun System

 

The gas giant of the Ta Tsun system.

 

System: Ta Tsun

Primary Star: Psi Ursae Majoris/HD 96833

Stellar Type: K1III ☼

Companion Star(s): None

Distance from Earth: 147 ly

Constellation: Ursa Major

Region: Izar

Population: 50,000

 

Summary:

The gas giant shown above has nearly 7 times Jupiter’s mass and orbits far from the star.  Its atmosphere is made up of methane, neon, and xenon, giving the planet is bright red hue.  Large deposits of helium-3 exist deep below the atmosphere; numerous mining colonies have been established in the planets clouds to extract the valuable gases.

 

Closest Inhabited Systems (50 ly):

 

Name

Distance (ly)

Type

Tania Borealis

26.65

A2IV

Concordia

32.49

F9V

58 Ursae Majoris

37.93

F4V

Vermillion

38.89

K5V

Kai

43.60

F5V

Dubhe

46.66

K0I-b

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