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VenTua-The Methane World

Our Space Odyssey continues with the outermost exoplanet of the SoVran Star System

 

 

Discovery Overview

VenTua is planet number 6 and has surface temperatures so cold that water-ice plays the role of rock. VenTua’s surface is sculpted by methane rain that methane that alters the surface carving river channels and supplying great lakes with liquid natural gas.

Vast regions of dark dunes composed of sand-like hydrocarbons stretch across the planet. The surface has few craters as the constant methane rain and tectonic forces carve out new land formations.

Exploration Tales

Because of extreme cold temperatures, unique lifeforms exist on this planet.

Deep within the lakes are found lumbering sloth-like life forms that move ever so slowly within the deep dark sub-zero environment. These alien species populate the rivers ponderously navigating the dense methane channels.