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Developing A Workflow – Part II: The Star

I’ve been working on a system for randomly assigning classifications to stars with something like real-world distributions. I haven’t quite got it right yet. So I’ll just pick something out based on my current obsessions. Yaccatrice will orbit an M-class … Continue reading

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Panspermia, Precursors and the Ubiquity of Life

One of the things I wanted in my fictional universe was a great plurality of more or less habitable worlds. Well beyond anything expected even by Stephen H. Dole’s Habitable Planets for Man. I also wanted a universe that made … Continue reading

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Wednesday Links – A Month and a Day Late

Welcome back to Wednesday Links. Yeah it’s thursday and I haven’t posted anything in awhile. Well here’s what I’ve been wading through for the past few weeks. Still wading through a lot of it… Comprehension. That’s what I’m tryin’ for. … Continue reading

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Planetbuilding Research – Placing Star Systems

If you are creating the world in a particular location in space, the first step is generally mapping out the neighborhood. Sometimes, particularly if you are creating a fantasy-type world or some other situation where the locals aren’t going to … Continue reading

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Linkfest February 2nd

It looks like another wednesday. Time for links! Xenopsychology article by Robert A. Freitas, Jr. from Anaolog magazine in 1984. Xenology. Also by Mr. Freitas. A whole freakin’ book he wrote on the subject. Yeah! The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaedia. Need … Continue reading

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Linkfest Wednesdays

A new feature for this blog is Linkfest Wednesday. Every wednesday the editorial staff here at the Astrographer ūüėČ will search out the best worldbuilding-related sites on the net and put them up for you. Vreleks√° is a forum on … Continue reading

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Some more links

A few more useful links for world builders. Continue reading

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Developing a Workflow – or chapters

Most of this is building on a comment by J.W. Bjerk. Now his process for building a planet up to climates went like this, Process: * Astronomic Stuff * Basic Coastline * High and low Pressure * Prevailing Winds * … Continue reading

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A Few More Formulae

Here are just a few little things I want to remember for later. This is as much for my own purposes as anyone else’s. Just thought I’d put it out there. Solar Day 1/p’ = 1/p – 1/P Where P … Continue reading

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Determining Temperatures — first draft

A draft of a chapter in a conworlding webbook I am currently working on. Continue reading

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