Mass Effect Planetary Database: Location Details
Varmalus Varmalus

Cluster: Argos Rho
System: Hydra
Orbital Period: 0.4 Earth Years
Radius: 9593 km
Day Length: 19.4 Earth Hours
Atmospheric Pressure: 1.3 Earth Atmospheres
Surface Temperature: 503 Celsius
Surface Gravity: 1.2 G

Varmalus has a thick atmosphere of nitrogen and helium. Its surface is scorching hot, and mainly composed of alumina with deposits of borax. The planet has an extensive network of subterranean caves, formed over the millennia by volcanic processes. In these relatively cool areas, some primitive life has developed.