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Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

A cache by nam_gecko Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 01/18/2007
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Follow the planets to the sun. Gather the information on your way to get the final coordinates of the cache. The total distance from the start to the cache is about 2.1km.

The cache is a small black film canister. Please bring your own pen to log.
Please look out for Muglers!

The final coordinates are S a°b.c’ and E de°f.g’ where:

a = The duration of Mercury’s orbit in days divided by 4
b = The diameter of Saturn in ratio to the diameter of the sun in millimeters if the sun is 466mm
c = The distance of Jupiter from the sun in millions of kilometers less the sum of the numbers of moons of Neptune, Pluto, Earth and Mars
d = The number of moons of Venus
e = The rotation of Uranus in hours less 3.24 hours
f = Ignoring the decimals, multiply the diameter of Uranus in relation to the sun in millimeters, if the sun is 466mm, by 2
g = Diameter of the Earth in kilometers less the diameter of Venus in kilometers less the sum of all the moons of all the planets less the rotation of Jupiter in hours less the rotation of Saturn in hours less the number of moons of Neptune

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Sbyybj Nagba Yhobjfxv Ebnq gb gur Rnfg gb svaq nyy cynargf. Uvqqra va gur tneqra ntnvafg naq ng gur obggbz bs gur qevirjnl pybfr gb gur fha jurer n ebj bs ovt fgbarf zrrg gur qevirjnl

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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