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Kerbin as seen from low orbit
A projection map of Kerbin

Kerbin is the planet where the Space Center is located and the main focus of Kerbal Space Program. It has a single moon named Mun. It orbits the M class star Kerbol.


Orbital Characteristics


Kerbin has a roughly equal distribution of liquid water and solid land, with scattered deserts, polar icecaps. In the demo (0.13.3), some mountain ranges exceeding 600 m in height.[1] In the registered version (since 0.14.2), a new terrain engine has resulted in mountains exceeding 3200 m in height.


Kerbin has an atmosphere of unknown composition. The atmosphere gets exponentially less dense as altitude increases (5 km scale height), and ends at 69,077.55 meters [2][3]

Natural Satellites

Kerbin has a single moon, The Mun.

Reference Frames

Rotational/Inertial transition: 69,950 m

Warp Minimum Altitude
1x n/a
2x 0 m
5x 69,078 m (above the atmosphere)
10x 69,078 m (above the atmosphere)
50x 150,000 m
100x 300,000 m
500x 600,000 m
1000x 600,000 m
10000x 1,200,000 m

See Also