HD 85512B: New Earth Colony

https://exoplanets.nasa.gov/exoplanet-catalog/6690/hd-85512-b/

HD 85512B: New Earth Colony[2]

HD 85512 b is a super Earth exoplanet that orbits a K-type star. Its mass is 3.1783 Earths, it takes 58.4 days to complete one orbit of its star, and is 0.26 AU from its star. Its discovery was announced in 2011.


RA: 09h 51m 7.052s Dec: -43° 30′ 10.02″ Distance from Earth 36/11.2847 parsecs[1]


Other designations TYC 7706-1752-1 b, GJ 370 b, Gaia DR2 5412947081287925504 b, HIP 48331 b


TERRAFORMED: 2047-2055 POPULATION: 14,500,000 as of 2071


ESTABLISHED: 2055* INDUSTRY: Classified as a Class E Correctional Unit.


NOTES: site of mankind’s first off-world prison colony. Classified as a Class E Correctional
Unit, the prison was the first joint venture project between Weyland Industries and the government and was opened on August 18, 2042. KEY RESOURCES: Prison Facility

A planet in the Gliese 370 system. Situated 36 light years away from Earth. Notable as being the site of mankind’s first off-world prison colony. Classified as a Class E Correctional Unit, the prison was the first joint venture project between Weyland Industries and the government and was opened on August 18, 2042. Proper terraforming followed from 2047 to 2055. In 2055, New Earth Colony was established on the planet, which would become one of the most densely populated off-world colonies, sporting a population of over 14,5 million by the year 2071.

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References

  1. Simbad correct distance
  2. Open Exoplanet Catalogue
  3. The Alien Encyclopedia
  4. Eyes on Exoplanets NASA