CMDR Beamer Miasma
Role
Explorer / Scientist
Allegiance
Independent
Rank
Elite
Ship
Asp Explorer
Power
Independent
Credit Balance
450,421,589 Cr
Registered ship name
Nomad
Wing
Independent
Overall assets
535,668,459 Cr

Logbook entry

17 Feb 3303
Beamer Miasma /
Gotta tag them all

- "Crank!"
- "Yes Commander?"
- "Run my statistics package. Send the full report to my pad and give me a verbal summary of the highlights."
- "Right away Commander."

- "How long will it take?"
- "It's finished Commander."
- "That fast? That can't be right."
- "I implemented some caching of intermediate results Commander, I only need to scan the most recent log now."
- "Excellent, let's hear it then."
- "Yes Commander."

- "Since we left Colonia, we have scanned 153 stellar bodies, almost all previously undiscovered."
- "In addition we scanned 443 planetary bodies, all previously undiscovered, with a total of 75 rings around 61 of the planets."

- "Any good ones?"
- "Four metallic and 24 metal rich.
- "Not bad, continue."
- "Yes Commander."

- "We have discovered a considerable number of star types that you had not claimed before: Blue-White and White Supergiants, Red giants, Wolf-Rayet stars with spectral types Carbon, Oxygen, Nitrogen/Helium, and Nitrogen/Carbon-Oxygen/Helium, and White Dwarfs of types DA, DAV, DB and DCV."
- "We did not encounter any new planet types, although we did find a new Earth-like, five water worlds, six metal rich bodies, and five gas giants with life, three of them water based and two ammonia based."

- "What is the biggest water world we encountered so far?"
- "Chraufao XA-B c28-7 4 at 15 and a half times the mass of Earth, we encountered that one almost 2 weeks ago, on the first day after leaving the bubble for Colonia."
- "Yes I remember that one... I wonder how big a drop of water it needs to be before they start calling it a giant. That thing was huge, it's hard to imagine a bigger one forming."
- "I don't have data on their exact criteria regarding those classifications Commander. The Sudarsky classes are well defined, but the differences in solid and liquid world classifications seem more subjective."
- "You don't say. What stars am I still looking for?"
- "Red Supergiant, Orange Giant, four different Carbon types and nine types of White Dwarfs."
- "Ehh crap, I hate white dwarfs..."
- "So I noticed Commander."

- "How far are we from Colonia?"
- "Around 1100 parsecs, Commander."
- "And how far from Sag A?"
- "2450 parsecs, Commander. Are you thinking about turning back?"
- "Why do you say that?"
- "Logical deduction, Commander. Three days ago you asked me to check the list of stars claimed by you against the database of known star types and store the difference in a file called 'Bucketlist'. I wasn't familiar with that term so I cross checked it against my literature database."
- "And what did you conclude?"
- "You intend to get your name on at least one stellar body of each type, Commander. Since leaving Colonia we have scanned many types you haven't claimed before. I suspect you wish to turn in those scans before someone else has the chance to do so."
- "We made you to clever for your own good."
- "The fact that you didn't give me a snappy comeback on that proves me right."
- "Yes Commander."

- "Alright, plot a course back to Colonia, bee line. And don't tell Frankie."
- "May I point out the chance of you fooling Frankie seems infinitesimal, Commander?"
- "I know, don't... lie to her, just don't volunteer the information if she doesn't ask. If we're quick we can make it back before she wakes up."
- "I will not tell her unless asked, Commander. I don't think you are giving her enough credit though."
- "What do you mean?"
- "Frankie didn't go along to see Sagittarius A, Commander. I believe she would gladly go with you no matter where you went. She thinks you need her."
- "..."
- "I believe she is right."
- "For Finagle's Sake! Are you giving me relationship advice now?"
- "I wouldn't dare, Commander, but I do believe it is a joy for both of us to have her on board."
- "I can't argue with you about that."
- "I would suggest to let her pick a target more often, Commander."
- "Why is that?"
- "The three times you have let her choose, she managed to pick two Red Giants and a red Wolf-Rayet, Commander. On sight. Her resolution in the red spectrum seems to be much higher than yours."
- "You mean her eyes are better."
- "That is what I said, Commander. She might lead you to the Red Supergiant and Orange Giant you are missing from your list."
- "Alright, as soon as we leave Colonia again. Now that I've made up my mind I don't want to waste too much time getting back. Still, see if you can plot a course along as many of the stars that I tagged before, let's say a maximum of 10% deviation from the optimal course."
- "Yes Commander. Course plotted."
- "OK then, hit it!"
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