Taurus II is
the second of thrteen pla"ets in orbit around Beta Taun, a blue giant star located
within the Murasaki 312 phenomenon. Murasaki 312 a quasar-like nebular cloud has been
known to interfere with and even destroy the guidance and sensor systems of spacecraft
that cross its borders. Therefore, utmost care should be taken when traveling in the area.
The dominant life form on Taurus II is a large, anthropoid creature that
stands approximaeely eighteen feet tall. Roughly humanoid in appearence, these
Neanderthaloid beings inhabit most of the surface of this rocky, desert world. Primitive
in culture. the Taurean creatures live in small nomadic groups that attack one another
Tauresas use crude tools and hunt with spears, wearing the furs of other
animal forms they kill. Their overtly hostile nature makes Taurus II a dangerous world.
TAURUS II Name
of the System: Beta Tauri
Percentage lands emerged: 95%
Atmosphere Composition : 70 mm Hg of oxygen, 140 mm Hg nitrogen
Referring episode : The Galileo Seven