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Wegthor was Krypton's principal moon and the site of the first Kryptonian lunar colony. The other moon was Mithen.


History

Wegthor was Krypton's principal moon and the site of the first Kryptonian lunar colony. The other moon was Mithen.

The Moon was first imaged by Kal-El's ancient ancestor Sul-El. While seeing markings on both moons, he found Wegthor's markings hazy and surmised that it may have an atmosphere.[1] It proved suitable enough for a lunar colony.

The moon and its 500 colonists were accidentally destroyed when Kryptonian scientist Jax-Ur tested a nuclear missile designed to destroy a meteor. As a result Jax-Ur was the first Kryptonian imprisoned in the Phantom Zone.

After its destruction, Wegthor's debris formed rings around Krypton.[1]

Points of Interest

Valley of Gloom
The Plain of Steam
The Sentinel Mountains[2]

Notes

  • Yuda was the Kryptonian "Mistress of the Moons" Mithen and Wegthor, presiding symbolically over ancient Kryptonian wedding rites.
  • Argo City resident Lar-On was changed into a werewolf by the memory of Krypton's moons, which his father had forbade him visit.[3]


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