Pristine Metallic Ring systems - Maia

Nearest Pristine Metallic Ring systems to Maia up to a maximum distance of 70000 Ly (Change search)

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Ring - [Distance, Mass, Density]

4.3  Merope  - M - 1A [2109.0 Ls, 3.1e+11 MT, 3.8e+10]
4A [4092.0 Ls, 4.8e+09 MT, 4.8e+08]
An inhabited system very close to Maia.
6.4  Celaeno  - L - 1A [46.0 Ls, 1.5e+10 MT, 1.6e+09] Another uninhabited system very close to Maia. A single ring so very easy for beginners, land anywhere in the ring. There is a coriolis starport, Artemis Lodge, only a couple of hundred metres away from the ring.
7.2  Pleiades Sector GW-W c1-15  13A [773.0 Ls, 8.6e+09 MT, 9e+08] Uninhabited and not far from Maia. Quite a compact system with many planets that can be scanned. Has a large ringed water world.
11.1  HIP 17694  - M - A2A [1683.0 Ls, 5.9e+10 MT, 6.4e+09]
B8A [69453.0 Ls, 3.1e+10 MT, 3.2e+09]
Near to Merope.
11.2  HIP 17497  - L - A1A [1820.0 Ls, 3.4e+11 MT, 3.4e+10] An uninhabited system outside the bubble close to Maia
13.7  HIP 17034  3A [2217.0 Ls, 6.9e+11 MT, 6.9e+10] The ring is around a red dwarf.
16.4  HIP 17862  7A [1770.0 Ls, 7.6e+11 MT, 7.6e+10]
8A [2940.0 Ls, 4.5e+11 MT, 5e+10]
An uninhabited system outside the bubble and close to Merope
23.3  Pleiades Sector KC-V c2-4  - M - 6A [1191.0 Ls, 2.5e+11 MT, 3.3e+10] About 23 Ly from Maia
33.8  Pleiades Sector GW-W c1-7  A1A [847.0 Ls, 2.7e+11 MT, 2.9e+10] An uninhabited system outside the bubble close to Maia
41.1  Pleiades Sector IH-V c2-3  1A [958.5 Ls, 1.2e+11 MT, 1.3e+10] An uninhabited system, around 41 Ly from Maia
42.2  HIP 19054  1A [1703.0 Ls, 2.6e+11 MT, 3.1e+10]
3A [2175.0 Ls, 8.9e+10 MT, 8.9e+09]
An unpopulated system not far from Maia. The nearest populated system is HR 1185 which is 25 Ly away.
46.8  HIP 19382  AB1A [1160.2 Ls, 2.6e+11 MT, 2.8e+10]
46.9  HIP 17729  A1A [1596.0 Ls, 2.6e+11 MT, 2.9e+10] About 47 Ly from Maia
47.4  HIP 17401  A5A [1081.0 Ls, 4.8e+10 MT, 4.8e+09] An uninhabited system, 47Ly away from Maia.
49.6  Pleiades Sector JC-V c2-9  2A [2169.0 Ls, 1.2e+11 MT, 1.5e+10]
51.2  Pleiades Sector IR-W d1-76  B3A [69125.0 Ls, 6.9e+09 MT, 8e+08] An uninhabited system outside the bubble 14 Ls from HIP 19072 and about 51 Ly from Maia. The PMR is about 68000 Ls from the entry star.
53.9  Pleiades Sector GW-W d1-60  5A [417.0 Ls, 2.3e+10 MT, 2.8e+09]
57.7  Pleiades Sector IR-W d1-48  7A [2169.0 Ls, 8.2e+11 MT, 9e+10] An uninhabited system outside the bubble 14 Ls from HIP 19072 and about 58 Ly from Maia. The PMR is a biggey.
65.2  HIP 17043  AB3A [131.6 Ls, 2.1e+10 MT, 2.1e+09] An uninhabited system 65 Ly from Maia. The ring is only 132 Ls from the entry star.
67.3  HIP 15746  AB2A [3273.2 Ls, 5.6e+11 MT, 5.6e+10]
AB2eA [3245.2 Ls, 6.6e+09 MT, 7.2e+08]
AB3A [3285.4 Ls, 3.3e+10 MT, 3.3e+09]
Uninhabited and 67 Ly away from Maia. An interesting system with a PMR gas giant orbiting another larger PMR gas giant. There is also a ringed waterwold orbiting the larger PMR gas giant.
68.7  Pleiades Sector MN-T c3-9  AB1A [1719.0 Ls, 5.9e+10 MT, 9.8e+09] Uninhabited system in the Maia area, 67 Ly from Maia itself but there are other inhabited systems nearer.
71.6  HIP 19496  1A [1004.0 Ls, 3.1e+11 MT, 3.4e+10]
73.7  HIP 18431  3A [2960.0 Ls, 4.4e+11 MT, 4.4e+10]
74.0  HIP 19036  3A [1958.0 Ls, 1.8e+10 MT, 2.8e+09]
74.0  HIP 21275  A6A [3033.0 Ls, 1.1e+09 MT, 1.1e+08]
74.2  HIP 17714  4A [2596.7 Ls, 1.7e+11 MT, 2.3e+10]
74.8  HIP 16572  A3A [1894.0 Ls, 2e+11 MT, 2.3e+10]
A5A [3598.0 Ls, 4.1e+10 MT, 4.6e+09]
75.2  Pleiades Sector DB-O b6-2  5A [37.0 Ls, 3.9e+10 MT, 6.2e+09]
76.1  Pleiades Sector IR-W d1-50  11A [2451.0 Ls, 2.1e+11 MT, 2.2e+10]
9A [1852.0 Ls, 3.9e+10 MT, 4e+09]
An uninhabited system close to Maia
76.8  HIP 15937  1A [1332.0 Ls, 3.6e+11 MT, 4.6e+10]
77.5  Pleiades Sector DG-O b6-0  3A [2158.2 Ls, 4.5e+11 MT, 5.8e+10] Uninhabited, 40 Ly away from the inhabited system of Pleiades Sector OI-T C3-7 in the Maia area.
78.4  HIP 14080  2A [40.0 Ls, 5.3e+09 MT, 6e+08] An uninhabited system, 79Ly away from Maia. The PMR is only 40 Ls from the entry star.
78.4  HIP 15586  2A [2000.0 Ls, 3.4e+10 MT, 4.1e+09]
79.1  Pleiades Sector VZ-O b6-3  7A [734.2 Ls, 3.4e+10 MT, 3.8e+09]
79.3  HIP 16813  - M - B1A [206722.5 Ls, 3e+09 MT, 3.8e+08] This PMR ring is a long trek, about 207000 Ls (about 10 minutes flight) from the main entry star. An asteroid station, called Sister Sledge or something like that is in the ring of the first planet. As a service station, it offers good money for the 3Ps, gold and silver. There also is a HAZ-RES within 2 Ls.
80.0  Pleiades Sector LN-T c3-9  8A [1395.0 Ls, 4.3e+10 MT, 5.1e+09]
80.0  HIP 18033  5A [1544.2 Ls, 2.7e+11 MT, 2.7e+10]
80.8  Pleiades Sector IR-W d1-65  5A [986.0 Ls, 1.5e+10 MT, 1.5e+09] An uninhabited system about 80.1Ly from Maia. The PMR is around 950Ls from the entry star
84.1  HIP 19762  10A [2083.0 Ls, 1.1e+11 MT, 1.7e+10]
84.3  HIP 18721  8A [4325.0 Ls, 4.6e+12 MT, 4.6e+11]
84.7  HIP 17354  1A [2051.0 Ls, 1.2e+11 MT, 2e+10]
84.7  Pleiades Sector CQ-Y c7  4A [3078.0 Ls, 2.5e+10 MT, 7.9e+09]
85.7  HIP 16302  1A [164.5 Ls, 1.1e+10 MT, 1.1e+09] An uninhabited system 86 Ly from Maia. The ring is only 165 Ls from the entry star.
86.0  48 Epsilon Arietis  2A [636.0 Ls, 4e+10 MT, 4.1e+09] Uninhabited, in the Maia area, 86 Ly from it in fact.
87.2  Pleiades Sector GW-W d1-46  4A [1809.6 Ls, 3.4e+11 MT, 5.2e+10]
7A [3300.0 Ls, 1e+11 MT, 1e+10]
8A [3242.4 Ls, 8.7e+10 MT, 8.7e+09]
An uninhabited system with 3 PMRs. This beautiful system also has a terraformable high metal world and a large water world. It is 87.2 Ly from Maia and the nearest non permit locked system is Hip 19072 which is 52 Ly away.
87.9  HIP 16738  1A [53.0 Ls, 6.5e+09 MT, 6.5e+08]
2A [92.0 Ls, 2e+09 MT, 2.1e+08]
89.2  Pleiades Sector AG-X c1-14  2A [2737.0 Ls, 5.5e+09 MT, 5.9e+08]
89.5  HIP 17791  2A [1579.0 Ls, 3.7e+11 MT, 3.9e+10]
90.2  Pleiades Sector FW-W d1-77  4A [2144.0 Ls, 2.9e+10 MT, 2.9e+09]
90.4  4 s Tauri  1A [1860.9 Ls, 3.3e+11 MT, 3.3e+10] Uninhabited, 46 Ly away from the inhabited system of Pleiades Sector OI-T C3-7 in the Maia area.
90.5  Pleiades Sector GW-W d1-49  A1A [1282.0 Ls, 9.5e+10 MT, 9.5e+09]
91.3  HIP 15241  BCD4A [22465.0 Ls, 1.8e+09 MT, 3e+08]
91.5  Pleiades Sector VE-Y b1-3  4A [1059.0 Ls, 1.4e+11 MT, 1.4e+10]
92.8  Pleiades Sector YU-Y c7  2A [806.0 Ls, 1.2e+11 MT, 1.7e+10]
93.3  HIP 19317  AB6A [1127.0 Ls, 3.6e+11 MT, 3.8e+10]
AB7A [1125.0 Ls, 2.7e+11 MT, 2.7e+10]
93.4  HIP 15894  1A [31.0 Ls, 7e+09 MT, 7.4e+08]
8A [6096.0 Ls, 5.3e+11 MT, 5.3e+10]
95.0  HIP 14907  2A [2017.0 Ls, 3.5e+10 MT, 3.5e+09]
3A [2000.0 Ls, 5.4e+10 MT, 6.3e+09]
97.0  Pleiades Sector FQ-X b1-1  2A [494.0 Ls, 4.2e+11 MT, 4.9e+10]
98.6  Pleiades Sector JR-W d1-39  8A [2589.0 Ls, 3e+11 MT, 3.3e+10]
98.7  Pleiades Sector GW-W d1-39  7A [4215.0 Ls, 8.1e+10 MT, 9.5e+09]
98.9  HIP 19215  4A [81.0 Ls, 1.1e+10 MT, 1.3e+09]
7A [1054.0 Ls, 4.7e+11 MT, 4.7e+10]
99.6  Pleiades Sector GW-W d1-55  8A [3282.0 Ls, 2.1e+09 MT, 2.5e+08]
99.8  HIP 21283  6A [2810.0 Ls, 2.9e+11 MT, 3.4e+10]
99.9  HIP 21639  2A [939.0 Ls, 2e+10 MT, 2.8e+09]
4A [2599.0 Ls, 2e+11 MT, 2e+10]
100.2  Struve's Lost Sector OI-T c3-10  A2A [1844.0 Ls, 8.1e+10 MT, 8.1e+09]
100.3  HR 946  3A [2083.0 Ls, 7.9e+10 MT, 1.1e+10]
101.0  HIP 18908  B5A [40397.0 Ls, 7.1e+10 MT, 7.2e+09]
101.8  Mel 22 Sector HH-V d2-37  AB1A [2286.0 Ls, 2.6e+09 MT, 2.8e+08]
102.2  Aries Dark Region HR-W d1-47  A2A [2910.0 Ls, 4e+11 MT, 4e+10]
103.1  HIP 18297  A6A [2966.0 Ls, 7.8e+09 MT, 8.1e+08]
A7A [2977.0 Ls, 1.2e+10 MT, 1.8e+09]
103.3  Aries Dark Region QC-V b2-1  A1A [872.0 Ls, 8.3e+10 MT, 1e+10]
103.4  Aries Dark Region IM-V c2-5  12A [782.0 Ls, 2.4e+11 MT, 3.2e+10]
104.0  Struve's Lost Sector KN-J b9-1  ABC2A [1272.0 Ls, 9.4e+10 MT, 1.1e+10]
104.5  Struve's Lost Sector HR-W d1-25  5A [1462.0 Ls, 1.9e+10 MT, 1.9e+09]
6A [2537.0 Ls, 2.9e+11 MT, 5.5e+10]
104.5 Ly from Maia
104.7  Synuefe LD-A c17-3  AB1A [1929.0 Ls, 6.4e+09 MT, 6.8e+08]
AB2A [1408.0 Ls, 3.2e+11 MT, 3.2e+10]
104.9  Mel 22 Sector PI-T d3-45  6A [1383.0 Ls, 4.2e+10 MT, 2.7e+10]
105.5  HIP 14554  A5A [2905.0 Ls, 1.1e+10 MT, 1.3e+09]
106.5  Mel 22 Sector NT-Q c5-11  8A [1807.0 Ls, 1.7e+11 MT, 1.7e+10]
106.8  Aries Dark Region IM-V c2-3  2A [880.0 Ls, 6.1e+10 MT, 7.6e+09]
107.2  HIP 23018  A2A [249.0 Ls, 2.2e+11 MT, 2.2e+10]
108.1  HIP 19055  2A [5916.0 Ls, 2.3e+11 MT, 2.7e+10]
109.3  HIP 17995  1A [2151.0 Ls, 2e+11 MT, 2.3e+10]
109.7  Mel 22 Sector OO-Q c5-6  1A [620.0 Ls, 2e+11 MT, 2e+10]
2A [597.0 Ls, 4e+10 MT, 5.3e+09]
109.8  Col 285 Sector CV-Y d57  AB2A [2963.0 Ls, 3.6e+10 MT, 6.2e+09]
110.0  HIP 19634  9A [1644.0 Ls, 4.7e+10 MT, 5.5e+09]
10A [2371.0 Ls, NaN MT, NaN]
112.4  HIP 19405  5A [2051.0 Ls, 1.5e+11 MT, 7.6e+10]
112.7  Mel 22 Sector LI-S c4-13  2A [2433.0 Ls, 2.1e+11 MT, 2.1e+10]
112.8  HIP 13530  2A [2604.0 Ls, 2e+11 MT, 2e+10]
113.0  Taurus Dark Region DL-Y d54  ABC1A [2436.0 Ls, 4e+10 MT, 4e+09]
ABC2A [3876.0 Ls, 5.6e+09 MT, 5.7e+08]
113.0  HIP 16795  A10A [1329.0 Ls, 2e+11 MT, 2e+10]
A7A [2517.0 Ls, 1.5e+11 MT, 1.5e+10]
113.0  Taurus Dark Region OO-Q b5-2  7A [1285.0 Ls, 1.1e+11 MT, 1.7e+10]
113.8  HIP 18007  4A [2434.0 Ls, 6.2e+11 MT, 6.8e+10]
114.0  Mel 22 Sector UO-Q c5-5  3A [432.0 Ls, 1.2e+11 MT, 1.4e+10]
115.2  HIP 12742  2A [3640.0 Ls, 1.2e+11 MT, 1.8e+10]
115.6  Aries Dark Region GL-Y c2  A1A [686.0 Ls, 2.5e+11 MT, 2.6e+10]
A3A [2135.0 Ls, 2.2e+11 MT, 2.3e+10]
116.6  Mel 22 Sector WA-M b8-2  7A [775.0 Ls, 1.9e+11 MT, 2e+10]
118.0  HIP 13157  7A [2105.0 Ls, 1.1e+11 MT, 1.5e+10]
119.2  Mel 22 Sector CG-O c6-1  A2A [1339.0 Ls, 2.1e+11 MT, 2.3e+10]
119.3  HIP 14910  9A [1903.0 Ls, 2.5e+11 MT, 3.6e+10]
119.9  HIP 21353  5A [3142.0 Ls, 1e+12 MT, 1e+11]
6A [3145.0 Ls, 5.5e+09 MT, 5.5e+08]
  • Some of the rings have images associated with them, click on the ring name and the image will open in another tab. If the system is in EDDB then the name will automatically link you through to the system details in EDDB (when available) where you can find details on stations, prices, outfitting options, best places to sell, etc. .
  • The trouble with most trading sites/ data sources is that the data is often out of date within a few days. The best way to find a place to sell is to open the galaxy map and filter the map for Industrial and Hi-Tech systems and then look for those in an economic state of Boom, this can also be filtered in the galaxy map.The best stations to sell in are usually Hi-Tech stations followed by Industrial ones. However on the edge of the bubble trading data is usually non-existant or completely out of date so chances are you are on your own out there. ED updates trade prices frequently, and wars, boom and bust will all have an effect on the prices as well.
  • For a guide to mining check out the 'Mining' section in the links page: Elite dangerous links
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I have found many mining systems some not known in any other sources, I am most proud of LFT 65 as it is near the centre of the bubble (the closest to Sol that I know of). I found it whilst doing detailed surface scans on all the White Dwarves within the bubble (they are very common within the bubble). I will make a list and an explanation as to why they are a good source of income some other time. My favourite pristine metallic ring is in the Alkupai system where the ring is around a Tauri T star so it is always lit up

Acknowledgement goes to Gorrister and his the Call of the Wild mining thread on the Frontier Forums. He has spent a lot of time collecting and checking systems. Another great source for this work (the original source on pristine metallic rings, IMHO) is here, no name is given. Much of the work is due to the fastidious efforts of these 2 peeps, I am just the techie putting it together.

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