Darwin IV is a fictional planet that was the subject of Wayne Barlowe’s book Expedition and the television special, Alien Planet, based on Expedition.
The Fourth planet in the darwin system Darwin IV is (in fiction) the only planet known to support life. Darwin IV is somewhat darker in the daytime because its star is higher. It is also one of the only planets in the system to be in the habitable zone. In this documentary you learn that liquid water is the most precious element in the whole universe.
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Darwin IV Facts (At time of departure)
• Gravity: 0.6 Earth
• Solar energy at top of atmosphere: 79% that of Earth
• Atmospheric density: 200% that of Earth (est.)
• Microscopic life present: Some indication
• Macroscopic life present: Unknown
Darwin IV was once a planet much like earth and did have oceans. But Darwin’s oceans evaporated millions of years ago leaving nothing but a small blue sea and the ice caps, lakes, ponds and rivers that remained on the planet. Continents became large mountains while the ocean floor became savanna and deserts.
The documentary: last 1H33. Lien Youtube.