When a system is surveyed it will be saved to the empire's star map.
Once a system has been surveyed, it is forever marked as Surveyed on the star map for that empire.
It is then possible to read any system's survey report whenever desired.
Surveying a system can be done in three ways:
- Building a city with an observatory and airport terminal in the system
- Giving the crew of a spacecraft with working sensors the "Solar System Survey Scan" order
The time it takes for crew to finish a system survey depends on a few factors:
- Number of celestial bodies in the system
- Sensor size category
- Rank of the crewman operating the sensor station
- Using the sensor station to manually survey the system
Which is can be used to survey a system instantly
When selecting a surveyed system on the star map and choosing the "Survey Report" option, a window will open. The window displays a picture of the system and all the celestial orbits much like the one seen on a navigation station.
Select a celestial body to see its information. Selecting the system will give a list of wormholes and their destinations.
- Go to or build a city in the desired system
- Build an observatory
- Build an airport terminal, a military weapon system, or a military shield generator
- Make sure that you city have power
- Wait about half an hour
Survey a System:
- Using a spacecraft with sensors
- Travel to the desired system
- By crew order
- Give the crew the "Solar System Survey Scan" order
- Wait for the crew to finish the survey
Get within sensor range of a celestial body
- Man the sensor station
- Locate a celestial body on the sensor console and select it
- Bring up the scan detailed information for the celestial body
- Get confirmation of completed surveying on the thoughts channel
- By crew order
View a System Survey:
- Open the Locator window (F7)
- Go to the Star Map tab
- Click the "Explored/Scanned/Detected Space" button to refresh the map
- Right-click the desired system, then click "<system name> Survey Report..."
Indy Tools and Mods
- Hazeron Scouter
Hazeron Scouter is a planet and system scan viewer.
- Galactic Dossier
Galactic Dossier is a scouter-esque program. It allows you to filter through all of Hazeron's resources to find what you need.
System survey report database and filter for Shores of Hazeron.
Quotes from patch notes
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|Update 2014-06-27: System Survey Scan