Corcoran (EQ 1934) (world)

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Corcoran/Udusis (Empty Quarter 1934)
Milieu 1116
D500445-7
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population4 Moderate (30 thousand)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
See also UWP
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System Details
Primary G8 IV K2 V G3 V
Worlds 14
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Representative democracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 2135
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 7
Economic Extension
631-5
Resources6Few
Labor3Low (3 thousand)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-5Extremely poor
Importance Extension -3
Resource Units 0
GWP (BCr) 9
World Trade Number 2.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Corcoran is a vacuum world, with a complete lack of atmosphere. The system has a population between 10,000 and 10 million, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Udusis Subsector of Empty Quarter Sector and in the Domain of Antares. Corcoran, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a member of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

Part of the Kirluan Cluster.

Trinary Solar System[edit]

Corcoran Trinary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Corcoran Primary Primary Yellow G8 IV
Corcoran Companion Secondary Orange K2 V
Corcoran Far Companion Tertiary Yellow G3 V

History and Background[edit]

Corcoran was interdicted from 940 to 998 by the Imperial Interstellar Scout Service for the preservation of a possible Ancient site, the only one found to date within Empty Quarter sector.

In an announcement in 990, a Senior Scout Leader for the IISS stated that the interdiction status for Corcoran would be lifted gradually over the next ten years, as "extensive research has demonstrated that the existence of an Ancient site on the planet was a carefully fabricated hoax, perpetrated by individuals who are currently in Imperial custody."

The lack of Ancient sites within The Empty Quarter remains a mystery, as they can be found throughout most other sectors of Charted Space. No other possible Ancient sites are known to exist within the Empty Quarter. What this signifies is still being debated in the halls of academia.

UWP Listing[edit]

UWP Changes (all dates are Imperial Calendar)

  • T20 - 993 - Corcoran 1934 X500352-7 De Lo Ni Va R 512 Im
  • CT - 1105 - Corcoran 1934 D500445-7 De Lo Ni Va 312 Im
  • MT - 1125 - Corcoran 1934 D500471-4 De Lo Ni Va 312 Ou - Outlands
  • TNE - 1201 - Corcoran 1934 D500471-4 De Lo Ni Va 312 Ou - Outlands

References and Contributors[edit]

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