Castor (SR 2339) (world)

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Castor/Gemini (Solomani Rim 2339)
Classic Era (1115)
A0009AB-C
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size0 Asteroid/Planetoid Belt
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population9 High (5 billion)
GovernmentA Charismatic Dictator
LawB Extreme Law (control of movement)
Tech LevelC Average Stellar (robots)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary A1 V M5 V (A2 V M2 V) [M1 V M1 V]
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Castor (SR 2339) is a high-population ring of many small worldlets (planetoids AKA an "asteroid belt"), not capable of retaining an atmosphere or water, and are both non-agricultural and industrial in nature with a billion or more sophonts in population size.

  • These worldlets warrant hazardous environment precautions.
  • Life in a vacuum requires great discipline. After all, it only takes one forgotten seal on a vacuum suit to spell death. Those who survive tend to be very methodically-minded and attentive to small detail.
  • As a group of industrial worldlets, well-developed manufacturing and processing sectors are major business here. Manufactured goods are a major export item.
  • The worldlets are, for the most part, unable to produce quality foodstuffs and must import them.
  • This a "high technology" world with technology achievements at, near, or over technology standards for Charted Space.
  • It is a member of the Solomani Confederation in the [[{{{subsector}}} Subsector]] of Solomani Rim Sector.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Castor (SR 2339) is an important, high-population and industrial asteroid belt located in Gemini Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

Sextenary Solar System[edit]

Castor AB Sextenary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Castor ABa Primary White A1 V Castor Aa (Alpha Geminorum Aa)
Castor ABb Secondary Red M5 V Castor Ab (Alpha Geminorum Ab)
Castor ABc Tertiary White A2 V Castor Ba (Alpha Geminorum Ba)
Castor ABd Quaternary Red M2 V Castor Bb (Alpha Geminorum Bb)
Castor Ca Quinary Red M1 V Castor Ca (YY Geminorum A)
Castor Cb Sextenary Red M1 V Castor Cb (YY Geminorum B)


IISS Astrographics Survey[edit]

2339 Castor (Solomani)

Starport: Class V - None.

Diameter: Asteroids. Gravity: Microgravityg.
Atmosphere: None.
Hydrographics: None.
Climate: Very Cold.
Population: 5.7 billion.
Government: Dictator.
Control Level: 6.
Tech Level: 9.
World Trade Number: 5.5.


System Data[edit]

Castor is a sextenary (sextuple) star system, composed of a double close-binary (quaternary) system Castor AB, orbited by an additional far binary pair Castor C.

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

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Mainworld Map[edit]

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Native Lifeforms[edit]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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World Starport[edit]

Castor (SR 2339) has an excellent quality starport.

  • A Class-A Starport Facility has very well developed shipyards and is capable of producing first rate starships.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform not only major repair work, but overhaul work as well.
  • This facility has advanced refueling and refining infrastructure. One may purchase practically any kind of refined fuel here.
  • Almost every starport of this class possesses both a Lowport and a Highport. Sometimes multiple ports of each type.

World Technology Level[edit]

Castor (SR 2339) possesses a Technology Level of TL-12 or TL-C in Hexadecimal Notation.

World Government[edit]

Castor (SR 2339) has a Charismatic Dictator government.

  • It is a government by a single leader enjoying the confidence of the citizens.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Popular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.
  • The system is a member of the Solomani Confederation.

World Law Level[edit]

No information yet available.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

The Castor Asteroid Belt is rich in metals, ices and simple organics.

  • It is full of belters and related business partners.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

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World Culture[edit]

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Urbanization[edit]

The Castor Asteroid Belt has many large planetoids suitable for habitat construction.

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

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UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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