Gobola is a distant planet to Earth with many small satellites that only appears in Universe Expanded of Planetes. It's a planet suitable for life. It is located at the end of the Alpha Quadrant of the Milky Way. Its technology is more advanced than Earth.
The gobolians are a humanoid species that originate from planet Gobola. Gobolians are bipedal primates with mark on the forehead and a cross on the stomach as a navel. They are very obese, more than humans. They live only forty years, and when they born don't measure more than 2 centimeters. When they are 10 years his appearance is like a 2 years human, and grow very quickly. The gobolians, along with humans, teremedosians, and nimbeans and mirians (from Talos system) form the Federation Starfleet.
Destruction in a possible future
In a possible future in which Suliban not have altered the history, pegasians come to this planet and launch a weapon that destroys Gobola. Dany sees everything, and angry at the loss of the planet, finds a way to destroy Pegasus and all his race, but it takes a sacrifice: he must enter in a vortex. Later after arrive in the FEF 09 Dany destroy Pegasus, falls into the vortex and is given to death.
|Places and Species of Planetes|
| FEF: Earth (humans) • Moon • Mars • Gobola (Gobolians) • Teremedó (Teremedosians) • Vulcan (Vulcans) • Talos system (Nimbeans and Mirians)|
Others: Kronos (Klingons) • Sulibans (time travelers) • Tekoda Center • Pegasus (Pegasians) • Dominiom (twilight zone) • Milky Way • Mirror universe