Barnard's Star

Barnard's Star is a very-low-mass red dwarf star with a single planet in its orbit: Hemera. It is the third-closest star system to Sol at a distance of just 6 light-years. Though littered with debris from destroyed skgri'i technology, the system is a vitally important link in the interstellar colonial network; being Earth's closest link to the Ophiuchus-Aquila region of sky, most Earthbound shipments of Altairi goods pass through Hemera (or at the very least the station Astraeus.)

Geography

Location

The Barnard's Star system is close to the heart of known space, in the northern celestial hemisphere.

Structure

Barnard's Star

  1. Hemera [station Astraeus]

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Flora & Fauna

The Barnard's Star system is the origin point of the Hemeragenid group of organisms, which is a common form of life in the Ophuichus-Ara region of known space.
Hemera
The planet Hemera, as seen from high orbit.
Alternative Name(s)
Proxima Ophiuchi
Type
Star System
Universal Star Catalogue designation USC 003 Sun name "Barnard" / "Helios" Location Local Interstellar Cloud, Local Bubble, Orion–Cygnus Arm, Milky Way, Virgo Supercluster Proximal system Ross 154 (5.5 ly)

System Structure

System diameter (farthest orbit) 1.5e+9 km (Hemera) System diameter (helioshock) 2.0e+7 km System mass 0.145 MSol

Endemic Bodies

Central star Barnard's Star Stellar type M4.0V dwarf Known planets 1 Known dwarf planets 0 Biotic bodies 1 Colony worlds 1

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