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I've been fooling around with some of the AS3 data, and I've come across an interesting artifact. Not terribly significant, just puzzling. In system after system I find that the planetary rotations start off as floating point numbers with several decimal places of precision, then change to integral values. For example, in the 'Buma' system:
I Terr 331.5386 II Terr 485.0698 III Terr 156.2291 IV Terr 31 V Terr -21 VI Terr 38 VII Terr 37 VIII Terr 19
etc. This particular system had ten terrestrial planets with the remainder following a similar pattern. Other systems in this sector show the same behaviour. The closest I have come to an explanation, is that the break point is when the orbital period exceeds 1 year. I have, however, seen at least one exception.
Again, this is not critical, just curious. I thought that perhaps the floating point values were in 'hrs' and the integral values had units of 'days', but if so, they are not labelled so. I noticed this in XML export data, but have gone back to the original sector and the values are the same.
Thanks in advance,