|Primary||G8 V M2 V|
|Army Size (BEs)||1000|
|World Trade Number||5|
|Trade Volume (MCr/year)||29,090|
|Building Capacity (Tons)||100,000|
|Port passengers (annual)||1,761,200|
Akiva is a water world with a world wide ocean and an environment suited to sophonts. The system supports a population between 100 million and one billion. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Argi Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Akiva, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight and the feifdoms of a baron and a viscount. All three are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. This world has a nearby Imperial Naval Base, capable of handling warships. This is the homeworld to Scanian, a Human Chimera, Minor Race. They are 60% of the worlds population. This is the homeworld to Aquan, a Human Chimera, Minor Race. They are 30% of the worlds population. During the Long Night this world was named Nigiamush.
Astrography and planetology
Due to the extreme cold and gravity most visitors find it necessary to wear Environment Suits during their stay. These suits increase body temperature to species normal while giving support against the effects of gravity and water. These suits, known as 'Exos' can be hired from the starport or from your hotel. Cost is generally about Cr3 per day.
Binary Solar System
Akiva Binary Star System Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks Akiva Primary Primary Yellow G8 V Akiva Companion Secondary Red M2 V
Mean orbital radius 10 AU. Period 17.17 Std Years/6,273.2 Std Days. Diameter 13,984 Km. Mass 2.278 terra. Heavy core, density 1.60. Mean surface gravity 1.79g. Rotation period 33h 23m 18s. Axial inclination 53º12'25". Energy absorption 0.619.
- Surface atmospheric pressure 1.90. Composition oxygen-nitrogen mix: Hydrographic percentage 97%. Mean surface temperature -2.47°C. Native life present, non-sentient. Total system population 187.35 million.
- Satellites: Two - Yosua, orbit 30, 4940km; Rachel, orbit 39, 1560km.
History and background
This world has also been known as Gaea.
Primary cities: orbital - Ha-Nasi... 1.25 million, Starport A, N; Yosua... 2.3 million, Starport C; Rachel... 5.8 million, Starport 8; Ma'Dakt orbital.. 0.34 million, Starport A Ground - Genesis... 102 million, Starport A; Gamala... 35 million, Starport B; Vedo'kr... 10.5 million, Spaceport F; Atlantis.. 21 million, Spaceport F; Lyonesse... 4.6 million, Spaceport Y; Mu... 2.5 million, Spaceport Y.
World Government is under Imperial martial law, local affairs are dealt with by a Feudal technocracy - (see Scanian Culture), Much of the bureaucracy is run by the Bwap colony at Tree. Social outlook: Progressive, advancing, competitive, peaceable, discordant, friendly. Law profile (Scanian - undivided), (Imperial - personal). 9-A6B69. Religious profile - 8B45B6-A.
References & Contributors (Sources)
- Jae Campbell, Leighton Piper. "Port of Call: Akiva." Signal-GK 01 (1989): 11-18. via HIWG
- Marc Miller. First Survey (Imperium Games, 1996), 81.
- Jae Campbell. Encyclopaedia Dagudashaag (Signal-GK, 2017), 16.
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science