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TalesoftheAntaresRangers © 2011
A new Science Fiction Young Adult ebook series for all ages.
A universe 350 years in our future.  A tale spanning 1,000 years.  Five teens, lost in space on a living starship. (Beta Comae Berenices.)
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The star system of Beta Comae Berenices is the home for the colonial world of Jackson's Landing, founded in 2305. The colony is still young and developing, only having seen landfall less than sixty years prior to the start of "The First Human War." Jackson's Landing is the fourth planet of the system.
Beta Comae Berenices facts

R.A.: 13h 11m 52s
Dec.: +27 degrees 52 minutes
Spectral type: G0V
Luminosity: 1.42 (compared to Sol)
Distance from Sol: 29.78 LY

Colonial Star Route times from Sol:
     52 days for travelers (K-T-space)
     8.8 year accumulation in normal space
Beta Comae Berenices is a typical yellow dwarf, like Sol, but is a little bit hotter. Even so, it is a great star for hosting a planet suitable to human life. Jackson's Landing is still a young colony with only around 160,000 inhabitants.