Denotam (world)

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Denotam/Vilis (Spinward Marches 1413)
Milieu 1116
B739573-A
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics9 Wet World 90%
Population5 Moderate (300 thousand)
Government7 Balkanization
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]
System Details
Primary M2 V
Worlds 9
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 2
Cultural Details
Government Balkanization
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 2627
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 10
Economic Extension
D45-2
ResourcesDVery abundant
Labor4Moderate (30 thousand)
Infrastructure5 Limited
Efficiency-2Fair
Importance Extension 1
Resource Units 208
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 4
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 1,007
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 5
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 1,265
Port passengers (annual) 1,500

Denotam has a population between 10,000 and 10 million sophonts, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Vilis Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Denotam, 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. This world has a nearby Imperial Naval Base, capable of handling warships.

Denotam/Vilis (Spinward Marches 1413)
New Era
B739573-C
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics9 Wet World 90%
Population5 Moderate (600 thousand)
Government7 Balkanization
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelC Average Stellar (robots)
See also UWP
Cultural Details
Government Balkanization
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 262B
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 12
Economic Extension
D45+3
ResourcesDVery abundant
Labor4Moderate (60 thousand)
Infrastructure5 Limited
Efficiency+3Improved
Importance Extension 1
Resource Units 780
GWP (BCr) 1
World Trade Number 4
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 3,120
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 6
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 11,725
Port passengers (annual) 7,400

Era: New Era

Denotam has a population between 10,000 and 10 million sophonts, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. It is a member of Regency of Deneb in the Vilis Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector. This world has a nearby Regency Naval Base, capable of handling warships.

  • It is an important x-boat link.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Its large commercial port handles significant traffic from high-jump freighters, and specializes in their maintenance.

Monostellar System[edit]

Denotam Primary Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Denotam Primary Primary Red M2 V None


IISS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1413 Denotam (Imperial)

Starport: Class IV - Naval base.

Diameter: 6,850 miles (11,000 km).
Atmosphere: Very thin oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 85%.
Climate: Normal.
Population: 370,000.
Government: Military (Navy) at the starport, tribal elsewhere.
Control Level: 1.
Tech Level: 9.
World Trade Number: 4.0.

System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

Denotam has a pressure of 0.10 to 0.42 atmospheres.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

An Imperial non-industrial world, Denotam has about 300,000 residents and a naval base. The population is almost entirely clustered around the down-port. Both the downport and most of the useful land is on a single small continent. The remainder of the surface is covered by ice under which can be found highly saline oceans.

Imperial Landed Nobility (N)[edit]

Denotam, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

World Starport (Sp)[edit]

Denotam has a good quality starport.

  • A Class-B Starport Facility has not very well developed shipyards and is only capable of producing spaceships.
  • 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. Such ports rarely have more than one of each kind of port.

World Population (P)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

SOPHONT-NAME, population PERCENT%

World Government (G)[edit]

Denotam has a Balkanized government.

  • No central ruling authority exists. Rival governments compete for control.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Balkanization.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Confederation (Anarchy).

Denotam is under the government of the Seven Clans as well as multiple smaller tribes. [2][3] The Seven Clans arose on the first Vilani colony vessel which came to Denotam. The seven sections of settlers were originally denoted as Ay, Bee, Cee, etc. For amusement, they took names of Old Earth’s Scottish clans and engaged in competitions. [3] The Seven Clanheads of Denotam and their Clans are:

  1. The Arnstruther, Head of Clan Arnstruther
  2. The Bannatyne, Head of Clan Bannatyne
  3. The Clelland, Head of Clan Clelland
  4. The Durie, Head of Clan Durie
  5. The Erskin, Head of Clan Erskin
  6. The Fleming, Head of Clan Fleming
  7. The Glas, Head of Clan Glas

World Law Level (L)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Technology Level (TL)[edit]

Denotam possesses a Technology Level of TL–10 or TL-A in Hexadecimal Notation.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Infrastructure[edit]

This world possesses TBD infrastructure.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

World Language/s[edit]

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. "Jump Map API" and map location from Travellermap.com
  2. Andrea VallanceDonald McKinneyGreg LeeJim KundertRobert Eaglestone. "TRAVELLER NEWS SERVICE BULLETINS." Imperiallines 6 (2014): 14.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gregory P. Lee. Cirque (Greylock Publishing, 2014), 174.