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  1. #106
    Originally Posted by HAL- 9000 View Post (Source)
    From the patch notes

    Is anyone in the beta near one of the luminous pink giant listed in this thread to see what changes have occured?
    As noted above by Mist0, GMGs have now been killed. And it is confirmed as a deliberate removal by FD, rather than an accidental by-product of the new lighting scheme:

    Originally Posted by Will Flanagan View Post (Source)
    Hello Commanders,

    Please find the beta patch notes for the second week of beta.

    ...

    Stellar Forge

    • Fixed some Class V gas giants being overly bright pink


    So we shall have to assume that, unless FD change their mind, this will be how all GMGs will appear once 3.3 goes live. So, if you want to see a GMG and get some screenshots before they all turn into Non-Glowing Bluish-Beige Gas Giants, get out there in the non-Beta game now while you still can!

    Logically, GGGs are "protected" from being "fixed", as they are fully in the canon now (with a Tourist Beacon at GGG3 actually called "Radioactive Green"). But as we all know, sometimes the left hand of FD doesn't know what the right hand has canonized.

    And I will edit in the newly discovered GGG9 (Taen's Planet) later tonight (Australia time).

  2. #107
    Originally Posted by insane golgotha View Post (Source)
    What are the coordinates for the tubeworms on Eimbaith LW-W e1-290?
    They are on Eimbaith LW-W e1-290 1 C A at -31.15, 134.16

    Just be warned, the terrain is pretty terrible around them. I never did find a nearby landing spot. I found one other planet with Tube Worms somewhere in the vicinity. PM me if you'd like me to dig that up for you.

  3. #108
    Just for the record, and particularly important for the folks at EDSM and GMP: though GMGs are going to be edited away, Ed Lewis has confirmed that GGGs are now considered "canonical" and they have no intentions to edit, delete or patch them away. Post in thread is here. Relevant quote:

    Originally Posted by Edward Lewis View Post (Source)
    ...We also fix issues where there is an obvious rendering problem, which can end up being tremendously unpleasant. The pink gas giants were in the latter category after our development pass with improvements to lighting and adaptive exposure.

    To be clear, the green luminescent gas giants have not been altered at all, and we have no plans to change them. We have embraced them, and they're explicitly called out in the system map descriptions in Chapter 4.

    The pink glow was a problem when the green ones were not, primarily due to the nature of the underlying bug. We of course do not want to intentionally remove any wonders of the galaxy.
    So, it's a good news, bad news thing. Bad news is the GMGs are going to have to go away. The good news is, GGGs (the main subject of this thread) are now a protected species and explorers like Cmdr. Taen should no longer have to worry about their GGG finds disappearing sometime in the future.

  4. #109
    Originally Posted by Pirin View Post (Source)
    I am not good with colors.Someone please let me know if this one qualifies for the list




    I think i found the cousin of the GG i posted earlier...


  5. #110
    Originally Posted by Sapyx View Post (Source)
    So, it's a good news, bad news thing. Bad news is the GMGs are going to have to go away. The good news is, GGGs (the main subject of this thread) are now a protected species and explorers like Cmdr. Taen should no longer have to worry about their GGG finds disappearing sometime in the future.
    Pretty understandable, but still upsetting. My old favorite system POI was ruined in an update without so much as a mention. (Crazyjuice, a water world with an orbit of .3d around a pair of huge gas giants that have an orbit of .4d around their local barycentre) Crazyjuice was moved to around 1.3d. FDev has killed before!

  6. #111
    Originally Posted by Pirin View Post (Source)
    I think i found the cousin of the GG i posted earlier...
    Is it Dryi Briae MN-T e3-3809 ? Or a new one of what i dub "Lemon/Lime Green Gas Giant" like BLIA EUP FG-Y G4 ?
    If it's a new one, can i've its coordinate (after you sell the data, if you want) or at least can you tell me if it's near Colonia/The Core/The Bubble ?


    On another topic...
    Like a lot of explorer, i tried the beta (and disliked it, but it's my problem).
    I was musing around the Codex when :



    So... GGG are officialy official (logic, one of them have a tourist beacon) ?
    Is there a new one at PHOI AUG BA-A G258 ?
    If i (or another CMDR) go here in non-beta, is there a risk that I steal his discovery ?
    Me and Tean have already messed up with the Tubeworms hunters...

  7. #112
    Originally Posted by Odengard View Post (Source)
    Is it Dryi Briae MN-T e3-3809 ? Or a new one of what i dub "Lemon/Lime Green Gas Giant" like BLIA EUP FG-Y G4 ?
    If it's a new one, can i've its coordinate (after you sell the data, if you want) or at least can you tell me if it's near Colonia/The Core/The Bubble ?
    It is a new one. Will post the system name when i sell the data. Hopefully soon
    The location is north Core, close to the point where Orion Arm and Perseus Arm merge.

  8. #113
    Found one of the soon-to-be-extinct species:

  9. #114
    Let me guess : it's at other end of the universe ?
    I'm trying to finish my trip !

  10. #115
    Originally Posted by Odengard View Post (Source)
    Let me guess : it's at other end of the universe ?
    I'm trying to finish my trip !
    Only ~56 kLY from Sol!

  11. #116
    Originally Posted by Pirin View Post (Source)
    I think i found the cousin of the GG i posted earlier...
    Not only it looks similar, but its location is a 100% carbon copy.

    The new one:




    The old one, for reference:


  12. #117
    So I ran into this today. I'm quite tired (waiting up for New Horizons) but I'm not sure I've seen this colour before.


  13. #118
    Originally Posted by Taen View Post (Source)
    So I ran into this today. I'm quite tired (waiting up for New Horizons) but I'm not sure I've seen this colour before.
    Ahh thats nice.
    TBH, i am not good with colors and not always sure what is needed to classify a gas giant as glowing. Found something very similar to this one few weeks ago but wasnt sure whether to report it. The colors a somewhat distorted by the bright light coming from the nearby class B star.


  14. #119
    This one is a water giant around 2000 ls from the primary (a herbig). It's near a satellite star, but I don't remember what kind at the moment. Probably a proto brown dwarf. The codex didn't think it was worthy of note, so it's possibly a glitch. But some of the best finds are glitches.

  15. #120
    Odegard, you've mapped the ONE that I went for 😂, I mapped it before you handed your data in too. Got so excited as I actually stumbled across it almost by chance & immediately knew it was rare so I looked it up.