Bourne Sector

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Bourne Sector
Shadow Rift Hollow Kataran
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Course
Subsectors
Barren Desolation Gatehold Long
Absen Unnamed Unnamed Chance
Unnamed Unnamed Unnamed Mendoka
Unnamed Nabile Erven Goss
Sector Data
No. of Worlds 157
Population 0.81 million
Majority Control Unexplored (NaXX) - 92%
Secondary Control Non-aligned (NaHu) - 4%
Tertiary Control Dominion of Ruins (DoRu) - 4%
Province Distant Fringe
Capital Yazon/Nabile (Bourne 0940)
Imperial Coordinate -16 / -12
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The Bourne Sector is considered to be a part of the Distant Fringe. It forms a part of the Empty Stars.

Description[edit]

A sector located to coreward-trailing of the Distant Fringe proper and characterised by the Moat Rifts. The positions and types of its stars have been cataloged as part of the University of Tal Varisa Deep Sky Program.

Physical Astrography[edit]

The following astrographic features can be found within Bourne Sector:

Clusters & Traces[edit]

Rifts, Voids & Jump Bridges[edit]

Other Astrographic Features[edit]

Clouds

Stars

  • Basilisk's Eye (1723 Tarchon Sector). The extremely luminous white supergiant star, lying around 80 parsecs to coreward-trailing, can be clearly seen from almost all of the worlds lying within Bourne Sector. A few systems lying in the central-rimward part of the sector have their view of the Basilisk's Eye blocked by the Bourne Cloud.
  • Demon's Eye (1621 Far Home Sector). The intensely luminous blue supergiant star, lying around 25 parsecs to spinward-rimward, can be clearly seen from all of the worlds lying within Bourne Sector.

Political Astrography[edit]

No polities exist within Bourne Sector. If they had to pick a side, the denizens of the sector would probably come out in favour of the Firstworlds.

Demographics[edit]

Bourne Sector has a known population of approximately 810,000 sophonts. Significant populations of the following sophont species are found within its borders:

  • Humaniti (Human races)
    • Solomani (Major Race): approximately 800,000 (98.7% of the population), descended from human refugees fleeing the Destruction of Terra. They refer to themselves as Terrans. They are entirely concentrated in the rimward part of the sector.

Native Sophonts (NILs)[edit]

No native sophont species are known to exist within Bourne Sector. There may be unknown native sophonts among its many unnamed and unexplored systems.

Linguistic Topography[edit]

The following languages are among the most commonly spoken within Bourne sector:

Capital[edit]

Yazon, an agricultural garden world on the very rimward edge of the sector.

Interstellar Relations[edit]

No polities currently exist within (or make a claim on any part of) Bourne Sector.

Sector Summary[edit]

No information yet available.

Subsector Listing[edit]

The following subsectors can be found within this sector:

  1. Barren Subsector Subsector A of Bourne Sector.
  2. Desolation Subsector Subsector B of Bourne Sector.
  3. Gatehold Subsector Subsector C of Bourne Sector.
  4. Long Subsector Subsector D of Bourne Sector.
  5. Absen Subsector Subsector E of Bourne Sector.
  6. Chance Subsector Subsector H of Bourne Sector.
  7. Mendoka Subsector Subsector L of Bourne Sector.
  8. Nabile Subsector Subsector N of Bourne Sector.
  9. Erven Subsector Subsector O of Bourne Sector.
  10. Goss Subsector Subsector P of Bourne Sector.

World Listing[edit]

The following systems and worlds can be found within this area:

69 Worlds in the Bourne Sector
081-5462  •  108-5462  •  129-5462  •  158-5462  •  291-5460  •  321-5460  •  349-5460  •  Abbot (Bo 1337)  •  Alid  •  Ansora  •  Arim  •  Assan  •  Blasi  •  Brycon  •  Chaskim  •  Chim  •  Cholu  •  Curine  •  Desh  •  Deso Pol  •  Elsinor  •  Erven  •  Farsask  •  Gabino  •  Goss  •  Hammond  •  Hostine  •  Huawe  •  Inso Pel  •  Irmand  •  Jhum  •  Karina (Bo 2634)  •  Kasik  •  Kavanagh  •  Ligos  •  Lydern  •  Mal Buran  •  Mendoka  •  Modoki  •  Mos Errin  •  Muller's Star  •  Nabile  •  Nevix  •  Ordares  •  Orik  •  Oswell  •  Palamas  •  Parfitt  •  Phoebua  •  Plim  •  Purdesh  •  Qua Shan  •  Queej  •  Randolo  •  Redeum  •  Rhalak  •  Sal Vorin  •  Salank  •  Sarada  •  Sel  •  Shink  •  Tiganth  •  Trindal  •  Tywen  •  Uschela  •  Veltorin  •  Vissola  •  Vosen  •  Yazon  •  

History & Background[edit]

Only the worlds of the Abbot Spur, lying on the rimward border of the Sector, are settled. Much of Bourne Sector is partially explored wilderness. What is known of the distant coreward parts of the Sector derives from the studies of the Jannasta Expedition of the mid-55th century.

Historical Eras[edit]

Major Historical Events[edit]

Some of the important historical events that have affected Bourne Sector include:

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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