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    Thread: Typos
Post: RE: Typos

Pipers https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-topic/4802a4dca145e Primary: Demonia, JD 19101-11-8 Type Gv5 Luminosity 1.8 x Sol G5V, not Gv5.  And that star would be less massive, so woul...
sandcastles Website and Content Issues 633 6,189 07-26-2023, 05:19 AM
    Thread: Typos
Post: RE: Typos

https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/478c171e73982 Sy The word Luminosity is not in boldface. Type K0/KV5 K5V
sandcastles Website and Content Issues 633 6,189 07-17-2023, 12:22 PM
    Thread: Achernar
Post: RE: Achernar

You wanted to see the math for some of this; I redid the math and changed some numbers. Alpha Eridani Massive binary system settled first by ahumans and later by several polities. Name: ACHE...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 92 1,253 07-17-2023, 12:15 PM
    Thread: Typos
Post: RE: Typos

Daily life https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-topic/45bd0723ecc94 Elvis's day  - Text by Steve Bowers A typical weekend for a person from the 404th century. 104th century, I think.
sandcastles Website and Content Issues 633 6,189 07-11-2023, 12:15 PM
    Thread: Achernar
Post: RE: Achernar

Drashner1 Why were the DWIZs and factories built? EDIT: People reading this are likely to know what a DWIZ is and I didn't think I needed any further explanation.  And population of the syste...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 92 1,253 07-11-2023, 11:41 AM
    Thread: How to contribute/ fiction V/FT
Post: RE: How to contribute/ fiction V/FT

I felt averse to making a new thread, and this one seemed close enough. In either a new thread or an old one, there'd be a paragraph describing some new and interesting article, and instead of the ...
sandcastles Suggestion Box - OA website 22 22,570 07-11-2023, 09:43 AM
    Thread: How to contribute/ fiction V/FT
Post: RE: How to contribute/ fiction V/FT

For real world articles, I feel like using hyperlinks. I wondered how to put in hyperlinks. Thanks.
sandcastles Suggestion Box - OA website 22 22,570 07-11-2023, 12:45 AM
    Thread: <EG> Extended Color Convention. - draft 3.
Post: RE: <EG> Extended Color Convention. - draft 3.

I like all the images and suggestions. How far into the microwave region shall we go? Can radio waves have "color"? Why not?
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 13 201 07-10-2023, 02:53 AM
    Thread: EG - Variable Gravity Sports
Post: RE: EG - Variable Gravity Sports

Combine bowling with basketball. The basketball hits the pins which are supposed to go into the basket/hole. That would be more like billiards, though. But the ball and pins could be any shape. Th...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 28 287 07-10-2023, 02:48 AM
    Thread: Achernar
Post: RE: Achernar

Thank you.  I was having trouble finding anything in the EG about maximum velocities for starships at particular periods. I don't know which NoCoZo and Cygexpa colonies are most likely to send star...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 92 1,253 07-10-2023, 02:40 AM
    Thread: Achernar
Post: RE: Achernar

Assertive Hypowhelm and Settled Dawn, two Zoeticist transapients, constructed a starship called the Ologois, with ten thousand colonists in nanostasis, launched by boostbeam from the 84 Ceti system, a...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 92 1,253 07-09-2023, 01:01 PM
    Thread: Typos
Post: RE: Typos

https://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/48ff364d90669 The Inner Sphere star list states Cor Caroli is 99.673 ly distant. But the article gives the distance as 110 ly. But the distance will be differ...
sandcastles Website and Content Issues 633 6,189 07-09-2023, 11:19 AM
    Thread: Achernar
Post: RE: Achernar

You thought it unlikely only one mission would be sent here, so I added one more. Somebody in the NCZ noticed one vessel headed in the direction of Achernar, and they had a vessel already ready, so th...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 92 1,253 07-08-2023, 12:19 PM
    Thread: Achernar
Post: RE: Achernar

I cited Beta Tucanae as being a nearby star. The Internet Stellar Database didn't list any star closer to Achernar. But then I checked Stellarium, and it has HIP 7699, 16 ly away. It is type F5V,...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 92 1,253 07-05-2023, 11:46 AM
    Thread: Achernar
Post: RE: Achernar

Alpha Eridani A ACHERNAR B YERRERDETKURRK Asteroid Belt Orwood Forest VLINZIDINT Dwarf planet OUNUNTLA Planet 1 KEOLA Planet 2 BIZITZA Planet 3 SAMAXAN Outer Dwarf Planet BOUF ...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 92 1,253 07-05-2023, 06:06 AM
    Thread: Achernar
Post: RE: Achernar

Drashner1 Wrote: (06-07-2023, 01:47 PM) -- a) Too much tourism, not enough description - A whole lot of places in this system are described entirely in terms of tourism. This is not what OA is on abo...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 92 1,253 06-19-2023, 11:21 AM
    Thread: Beacon Stars
Post: RE: Beacon Stars

You posted while I was composing my post.Drashner1 Wrote: (06-07-2023, 11:46 AM) -- Why would the first ship even want to try to hide from the second? We keep being told about how those who are tr...
sandcastles General Setting Discussion 29 312 06-07-2023, 12:56 PM
    Thread: [split] Sandcastle’s Puppis system Was: Beacon Stars
Post: RE: Beacon Stars

You posted while I was composing my post.Drashner1 Wrote: (06-07-2023, 11:46 AM) -- Why would the first ship even want to try to hide from the second? We keep being told about how those who are tr...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 13 55 06-07-2023, 12:56 PM
    Thread: Beacon Stars
Post: RE: Beacon Stars

Thanks. I found this site, which gives the distances between two stars, and how bright one is as seen from the other. https://neoprogrammics.com/distance_between_two_stars/index.php So the dist...
sandcastles General Setting Discussion 29 312 06-07-2023, 12:42 PM
    Thread: [split] Sandcastle’s Puppis system Was: Beacon Stars
Post: RE: Beacon Stars

Thanks. I found this site, which gives the distances between two stars, and how bright one is as seen from the other. https://neoprogrammics.com/distance_between_two_stars/index.php So the dist...
sandcastles Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 13 55 06-07-2023, 12:42 PM