New Sun
Settlers from Mother Earth mine the six planets orbiting New Sun.
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In the early 22nd century, colonists from Earth settled the six planets, one of which they named Dawn, orbiting the star they called New Sun. Each group of settlers arrived in the New Sun system aboard a different Earth Fleet starship, and each of the planets proved rich in a prized element, one planet having huge deposits of rhodium. Given the logs below, can you find the order closest-to-farthest the six planets are from New Sun, the starship that brought the planet's colonists from Earth, and the element the settlers mine from the planet?

  1. These three planets are consecutive from closest to farthest from the New Sun: da Vinci, the planet colonized by travelers brought on Invincible, and the planet with vast uranium deposits
  2. Terra Nova, which isn't the planet with the large platinum reserves, isn't farthest of the six from New Sun.
  3. Gagarin isn't the planet settled by passengers who arrived aboard the Henry Hudson.
  4. The uranium deposits, which aren't on Prometheus, are not on the planet colonized by settlers brought by the Admiral Picard.
  5. The Invincible settlers, who didn't colonize Anthem, aren't the ones in the New Sun system who are mining silver.
  6. These three planets are consecutive from closest to farthest from New Sun: Prometheus, the planet with massive gold reserves, and the planet settled by passengers on the John Glenn.
  7. The planet Anthem is closer to New Sun than the planet where chromium is mined but is farther from New Sun than the planet settled by passengers from the Emperor Ming.
  8. The settlers who arrived aboard the John Glenn didn't colonize da Vinci.
  9. These three planets are consecutive from closest to farthest from New Sun: the planet colonized by the settlers who arrived on Nina IV, the planet with huge silver deposits, and Gagarin.