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Offline MarcAFK

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Detailing his quest to discover what makes a planet habitable; Sean Raymond of Bordeaux observatory utilizes a binary system, gas giants, leading and following trojans and binary planets in order to cram 60 potentially habitable worlds into the goldilocks zone.
http://planetplanet.net/2013/06/11/build-a-better-solar-system/
Part 2 starts here:
http://planetplanet.net/2014/05/13/building-the-ultimate-solar-system/

Does this absurdity remind anyone of aurora? :p
As an aside I read somewhere that it's possible that milky way holds at least 15-30 billion terrestrial planets...
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Offline Garfunkel

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Haha, that's great. Looking forward to seeing such a system in Aurora!

Actually, I wonder if the system generation has a hard cap on planets/moons?
 

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I recall before we had forum troubles someone replied here that this subject had already been discossed..
" Why is this godforsaken hellhole worth dying for? "
". . .  We know nothing about them, their language, their history or what they look like.  But we can assume this.  They stand for everything we don't stand for.  Also they told me you guys look like dorks. "
"Stop exploding, you cowards.  "
 

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playing Aurora as swarm fleet: Zen Nomadic Hive Fantasy
 

 

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