Adik (FH 0912) (world)

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Adik/Velous (Far Home 0912)
Classic Era (1115)
C552452-6
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population4 Moderate (50 thousand)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law2 Low Law (no energy weapons)
Tech Level6 Pre-Stellar (nuclear)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K3 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Adik is a poor, nonindustrial world.

  • As a nonindustrial world, it requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • This world has few prospects for economic development.
  • It is a Non-Aligned world dominated by human sophonts located in the Velous Subsector of Far Home Sector.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

This star system is detailed using the Fringian Variant System Description.

Monostellar System[edit]

Adik Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Adik Primary Orange K3 V


System Data[edit]

Longro-Adik System[edit]

The primary is Longro, an ordinary orange main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.216 Sols, a mass of 0.672 Sols, and a diameter of 978,000 km. (I-I) Adik, designated the mainworld, and (I-II) a dense atmosphere hospitable world, have a shared orbit within the habitable zone. (II) a very thin atmosphere radworld, (III) a trace atmosphere iceworld, (IV) a exotic atmosphere bigworld, and (V) a vacuum worldlet form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(I-I) Adik[edit]

(I-I) Adik is designated the mainworld. It orbits Longro at a mean distance of 0.12 AU (17.9 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 18 days 13 hours: it is tidally locked to Longro. The axial tilt is 2 degrees. Adik has a diameter of 7,317 km, a density of 3.88 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.40 G. Tidal stresses generated by the gravitational pull of Longro cause frequent geological activity. Its atmosphere is rated as Thin, with a mean surface pressure of 0.68 bar and a composition of 80% nitrogen (N2), 18% oxygen (O2), 1% argon (Ar), and 1% water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), ozone (O3), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. Approximately 19% of the surface is covered in seas of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.1m. Mean surface temperature: 28°C. The climate is rated as Temperate-Warm and is static, with no seasonal changes during the local year. The atmosphere is active and moderate weather systems driven by the star and the seas work across the globe.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 168 million km², Land surface area: 136 million km², Water surface area: 32 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Longro-Adik System[edit]

Adik, the mainworld, has extensive native life, consisting of microscopic organisms, stromatolite-parallels and primitive flora that can be found in almost every ecological niche. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

The temperate hospitable world lying in orbital position (I-II) (within the habitable zone) has extensive native life, consisting of microscopic organisms, stromatolite-parallels and primitive flora that can be found in almost every ecological niche. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

No other world in the system is known to have native life.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Adik has a routine quality starport.

  • A Class-C Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform surprisingly sophisticated repair work despite the limited facilities.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World technology level[edit]

Adik possesses a Technology Level of TL–6.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Telephone, radio, and television.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fission power generation, advanced water and wind generation of electricity.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Improved automobiles, early ATV's, and dedicated AFV's.
    • Water: Amphibious vehicles, improved submersibles, and early SCUBA gear.
    • Air: Early jet aircraft and rotorcraft VTOL's.
    • Space: Early unmanned rocket delivery systems and early manned orbital rockets.

World government[edit]

Adik has a Feudal Technocracy government.

  • It is a government by specific individuals for those who agree to be ruled. Relationships are based on the performance of technical activities which are mutually-beneficial.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

  • Resources: 5 (Scarce)
  • Labor: 3 (Thousands)
  • Infrastructure: 1 (Extremely limited)
  • Efficiency: −3 (Poor)

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World demographics[edit]

Population: 50,000

World Culture[edit]

  • Homogeneity: 4 (Harmonious)
  • Acceptance: 2 (Very xenophobic)
  • Strangeness: 7 (Confusing)
  • Symbols: 7 (Somewhat concrete)

Historical data[edit]

No information yet available.

World timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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